Tagged: "Woodmore Elementary School - Crash"

Favors welcomes Haslam plan to create $3 million grant program for school bus safety belts

Story Favors welcomes Haslam plan to create $3 million grant program for school bus safety belts

Rep. JoAnne Favors, D-Chattanooga, said she's "pleased" by Gov. Bill Haslam's decision to set aside $3 million through a proposed budget amendment for a grant program encouraging schools to begin buying buses with safety restraints.

School bus driver's attorney challenges investigation of fatal Woodmore crash [video]

Story School bus driver's attorney challenges investigation of fatal Woodmore crash [video]

During the opening day of trial Tuesday, prosecutors said evidence would show Johnthony Walker was speeding and on the phone when he crashed his school bus, killing six elementary students.

 Jury selection begins today for Johnthony Walker's trial

Story Jury selection begins today for Johnthony Walker's trial

Chattanooga attorneys are picking jurors today in Clarksville, Tenn., for the trial of Johnthony Walker.

Attorney: Second vehicle involved in deadly Woodmore bus crash

Story Attorney: Second vehicle involved in deadly Woodmore bus crash

A defense attorney for the 25-year-old bus driver charged in connection with the deadly Woodmore crash last November is expected to argue this week that a large vehicle caused her client to veer to the right to avoid a collision.

Doctors who treated Woodmore students help move bus seat belt bill through House panel

Story Doctors who treated Woodmore students help move bus seat belt bill through House panel

NASHVILLE — A bill requiring all Tennessee school buses be equipped with safety restraint systems by mid-2023 cleared its first House hurdle Wednesday after two Chattanooga physicians gave dramatic testimony about the "terrible night" in November when a Hamilton County school bus crashed, killing six children and injuring others.

NTSB report recounts events leading up to fatal Woodmore school bus crash

Story NTSB report recounts events leading up to fatal Woodmore school bus crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on the fatal Woodmore Elementary school bus crash.

Durham claims it wasn't aware of all complaints against driver in deadly bus crash [photos]

Story Durham claims it wasn't aware of all complaints against driver in deadly bus crash [photos]

Before the fatal Nov. 21 bus crash, Hamilton County Schools did not share all the complaints filed against the driver with Durham School Services, the company said Thursday.

The embattled bus company: Durham Bus Services aids victims, upgrades staff and bus equipment in wake of bus fatalities

Story The embattled bus company: Durham Bus Services aids victims, upgrades staff and bus equipment in wake of bus fatalities

The private company that operated the school bus that crashed and killed six elementary students in Chattanooga last week plans to add smart cameras and extra personnel on its buses and establish the first nationwide complaint management system to help limit chances of future fatal accidents.

Sohn: Changes begin after fatal bus crash

Story Sohn: Changes begin after fatal bus crash

It seems that Hamilton County school administrators and the private company that they contract with for bus services are blaming one another for failures that may have contributed to the horrific accident on Nov. 21, killing six elementary school children.

Cooper: Accountability at odds in Woodmore crash

Story Cooper: Accountability at odds in Woodmore crash

Better accountability may not have changed the outcome in the Nov. 21 bus crash that killed six Woodmore Elementary School students, but it might have given Durham School Services reason to pull the driver charged in the accident off the road.

UPDATE: A sixth child in Woodmore bus crash has died

Story UPDATE: A sixth child in Woodmore bus crash has died

The Chattanooga Police Department confirmed a sixth child involved in the Woodmore Elementary bus crash has died.

NTSB says Talley Road not on designated route for bus in fatal crash

Story NTSB says Talley Road not on designated route for bus in fatal crash

The road that Johnthony Walker was driving on when his school bus crashed killing five children was not the route designated for his trip, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

Video: CEO of bus service provider 'saddened' by deadly Chattanooga crash

Story Video: CEO of bus service provider 'saddened' by deadly Chattanooga crash

Durham School Services, the company Hamilton County Schools contracts for its busing services, released another statement today from CEO David Duke in a youtube video.

Gov. Haslam visits Woodmore Elementary, notes community has seen 'more than its share' of tragedies

Story Gov. Haslam visits Woodmore Elementary, notes community has seen 'more than its share' of tragedies

Visiting Chattanooga's Woodmore Elementary School this morning, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday's bus crash tragedy in which five children were killed marks 'another in a set of hard days for this community.'

Tragedy leaves many area first responders emotionally scarred [photos]

Story Tragedy leaves many area first responders emotionally scarred [photos]

While hospital and emergency response officials praised the actions of paramedics, firefighters, police officers, and emergency room staffers in responding to Monday's school bus crash that left five children dead, there was general agreement that the horrific accident left many emotionally scarred.

Families identify five children killed in Talley Road bus crash [photos]

Story Families identify five children killed in Talley Road bus crash [photos]

Families of the children who died in Monday's bus crash are beginning to mourn and remember their children publicly.

Erlanger doctors say kids dazed, couldn't spell names on arrival [photos]

Story Erlanger doctors say kids dazed, couldn't spell names on arrival [photos]

Doctors said they had a major problem identifying the more than two dozen young children who were injured in a school bus accident Monday and rushed to the hospital.

Haslam says 'time to have that conversation' about school bus safety [interactive]

Story Haslam says 'time to have that conversation' about school bus safety [interactive]

Gov. Bill Haslam says 'it's time to have that conversation' about Tennessee school bus safety in light Monday's Chattanooga tragedy in which at least five young children were killed and others injured when their bus careened off Talley Road.

School bus service provider had 346 crashes in last two years, records show

Story School bus service provider had 346 crashes in last two years, records show

At least 10 National Transportation Safety Board employees are alreadyinvestigating yesterday's fatal bus crash.

School bus deaths rock community

Story School bus deaths rock community

Doctors said they had a major problem identifying the more than two dozen young children who were injured in a school bus accident Monday and rushed to the hospital.

Officials report multiple fatalities in school bus crash on Talley Road

Story Officials report multiple fatalities in school bus crash on Talley Road

Bus driver Johnthony Walker, 24, has been charged with five cases of vehicular homicide and reckless driving, Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher said during a news conference this evening about 11:30 p.m. at the site of the Talley Road school bus crash that killed six Woodmore Elementary School students.


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