Lawsuit filed against bus company, driver in deadly Chattanooga crash

Johnthony Walker, 24 (Courtesy: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Johnthony Walker, 24 (Courtesy: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CHATTANOOGA (WATE) – One of the mothers of a surviving Chattanooga school bus crash victim has filed a lawsuit against bus company Durham School Services and driver Johnthony Walker.

Six children died as a result of the crash Monday afternoon. Walker has been charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

More: Read the full lawsuit [PDF]

The suit was filed by attorney Herbert Thornbury on behalf of Kimberly Boling, the mother of an 8-year-old boy involved in the crash who was injured but survived. The suit claims he may have permanent physical and psychological injuries.

Thornbury is seeking unspecified damages.

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