He is scheduled to be in court at the end of March.
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Authorities say Johnthony Walker was speeding Nov. 21 when the bus swerved into a tree with 37 elementary school students aboard, killing six children and injuring several more.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Family members have identified another victim of the fatal Chattanooga school bus crash. Cordayja Jones was nine years old. LaFrederick Thirkill has asked for prayers for her niece and other members of the family. Zyanna Harris, 10, was the first victim identified. Five elementary students died, and many were hurt when the school […]
A school bus packed with children slammed into a tree, flipped over and split apart.
After the deadly bus crash in Chattanooga that left five children dead and many others in the hospital, WREG started investigating Durham Bus Services.
“It’s an angel that’s gone. She was young. Her life hadn’t even really begun. She gone. She gone.”
Kids were trapped in the bus and had to be rescued.
The Woodmore Fund was created with the United Way of Greater Chattanooga and other partners to help support the needs of the victims’ families. The Tennessee Titans contributed $25,000 to the fund.
The complaints about Walker appear to have begun in September when a parent wrote a letter to complain that the driver had cursed her kids and slammed on the brakes, causing them to hit their heads and fall out of their seats.
Officials: Chattanooga bus driver had no drugs or alcohol in system, but strayed from designated route
Police said no witnesses confirmed a victim’s mother’s report that Walker said “Are you ready to die?” before the crash.