[doublepost=1501171530,1490371630][/doublepost]http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/35929608/update-attorney-asks-for-sentencing-diversion-for-woodmore-bus-driverCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A Tennessee school bus driver has pleaded not guilty to six counts of vehicular manslaughter in a crash last November that killed six children.
WTVC-TV (http://bit.ly/2nvwjKF) reports that Johnthony Walker was arraigned via video Friday morning in Hamilton County Criminal Court.
Walker is also charged with four counts of reckless aggravated assault, one count of reckless endangerment, one count of reckless driving and one count of use of a portable electronic device by a school bus driver.
His next court date was set for April 19.
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -
UPDATE: The bus driver charged in the deadly Woodmore crash now faces additional charges.
According to the Hamilton County Criminal Court docket, Johnthony Walker now faces seven counts of assault and 14 counts of reckless aggravated assault.
The charges were filed on July 26.
Walker also faces the original charges of six counts of vehicular homicide, four counts of reckless aggravated assault, and one count of reckless endangerment, one count of reckless driving and one count of use of a portable electronic device by a school bus driver.
Walker's next court date is scheduled for August 10.