Steve Mourish sentenced to eight years jail for running red light in stolen car and causing fatal accident


Jack Meier died from injuries sustained in the horrific crash in Kewdale. Picture: Facebook
Jack Meier died from injuries sustained in the horrific crash in Kewdale. Picture: Facebook

STEVE Mason Mourish was today sentenced to eight years in jail for running a red light in a stolen car and crashing into a shuttle bus in Kewdale last April.

Mourish was unlicensed and high on cannabis when he led police on a chase, reaching more than 150km/h in a 70km/h zone before crashing into a bus at a speed of 130km/h and killing 16-year-old passenger Jack Meier.

Meier died in hospital after suffering multiple injuries to the head, chest and abdomen.

Mourish plead guilty in the WA Supreme Court to nine offences including unlawful killing, dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm, aggravated home burglary, theft and drug possession.

The 19-year-old must serve at least six years before he will be eligible for parole.

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