Drink driver jailed for 6 years

A man has been jailed for six years for causing the deaths of two friends near Barnstaple.

Death crash sentencing: FULL REPORT

A drunk driver has been jailed for six years after killing two of his friends in a car crash in Devon. 22 year old Jason Huxtable had already admitted causing the deaths of two of his passengers by careless driving while over the legal alcohol limit.

Exeter Crown Court heard Huxtable tried to blame the whole thing on one of them, as she lay dying next to the burning car.

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Barnstaple death crash driver jailed for six years

Jason Huxtable has been jailed for six years. Credit: SWNS

A man has been jailed for six years for causing the deaths of two friends near Barnstaple.

22-year-old Jason Huxtable from Bratton Fleming admitted two counts of causing death by dangerous driving while over the legal alcohol limit.

21-year-old Emma Kift and 23-year-old Johnny Popple died in the crash in June last year.