Driver Found Guilty In Fatal Chattanooga School Bus Crash

Posted at 4:27 PM, Mar 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-01 17:27:57-05

Johnthony Walker, the driver of a fatal school bus crash in Chattanooga, was found guilty of negligent homicide.

Walker was facing 34 total charges, including six counts of vehicular homicide.

Six Woodmore Elementary School children died in the 2016 crash. Walker's defense attorney said the testimony was not related to the wreck, while prosecutors said it could show a pattern of behavior.

Authorities say Walker was speeding when the bus crashed with 37 children on board. He was charged with 34 offenses, including vehicular homicide.