Driver accused in Chattanooga bus crash due in court Tuesday

In this undated photo released by the Chattanooga Police Department, Johnthony Walker, 24, poses for a photo. Walker, the driver of a school bus that was filled with elementary students when it crashed, Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in Chattanooga, killing at least five children, has been arrested and faces charges including vehicular homicide. (Chattanooga Police Department via AP)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WKRN) – The driver accused in a deadly Chattanooga school bus accident last week will appear in court Tuesday.

Johnthony Walker is charged with vehicular homicide. Federal investigators now say Walker was not on his designated route when the bus crashed. Six students were killed and five others remain hospitalized.

It reminds unknown why Walker was on Talley Road at the time of the accident. Investigators said neither drugs or alcohol were found in Walker’s system.

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