Chattanooga is in mourning after a bus crash claimed the lives of five elementary school children. A dozen remain hospitalized; six in critical condition.
The accident happened on Talley Road, less than a mile from Woodmore Elementary, while children were traveling home. Thirty-seven children were on the bus at the time of the crash.
The driver, 24-year-old Johnthony Walker, is in custody and charged with vehicular homicide, reckless driving, and reckless endangerment. Speeding is being investigated as a factor in the crash but no official findings have been released yet.