Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged Brittany Tyeisha-Monique Garrett (DOB: 03/12/1991) with a car crash that resulted in two fatalities. It is alleged that on May 29, 2016 at approximately 12:15 a.m., the defendant was driving a vehicle westbound on Chalfonte when she ran through a stop sign at Greenfield and Chalfonte, causing a collision with another vehicle. The impact of the crash caused the second vehicle to swerve onto the sidewalk, striking a man in a wheelchair. Both the driver of the second car and the man in the wheelchair died as a result of this car crash.
Garrett has been charged with two counts of Failure to Stop at the Scene of an Accident When At Fault - Resulting in Death, two counts of Operating while License is Suspended, Revoked or Denied - Causing Death and two counts of Operating While Intoxicated - Causing Death.
On June 2, 2016, Garrett was arraigned in a local hospital by Magistrate Laura Echartea. The probable cause conference is scheduled for June 9, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for June 15, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Shannon Holmes in 36th District Court. The defendant received a $150,000 cash/surety bond and is currently in the Wayne County Jail.
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