5 accused of serving minor charged in fatal crash released from jail


HOUSTON – All five of the employees arrested after a deadly crash have posted bond and walked out of jail Thursday morning.

Jazely Barrera (second to left), Joaquin Gonzalez (second to right) and Anna Lule (far right) remained silent and made a concerted effort to hide their faces as they left the South Houston Jail and got into a waiting truck.

VIDEO: Bar employees charged in connection with crash leave jail

Mildred Garcia and bar manager Gustavo Tejada are not shown in the video.

Four bartenders and the manager at the Servi-Car El 3 bar on Houston Boulevard were taken into custody Wednesday after being accused of serving alcohol to 19-year-old Erick Hernandez.

Prosecutors claim servers gave Hernandez more than a dozen drinks during the six hours he spent at the bar. 

"All five of them either served or permitted to be served drinks to Erick Hernandez Sunday over a six-hour period," Sean Teare, chief of the vehicular crimes division in the Harris County District Attorney's Office, said Wednesday.

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