CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security report of Chattanooga school bus driver Johnthony Walker shows his driver's license had been suspended in 2014 due to failure to provide proof of insurance and was also involved in a crash in September of this year.
The paperwork reflects Walker was involved in a property damage accident on September 20,2016. Walker was driving a bus at the time and did not negotiate a curve properly, crashing with another vehicle. In 2014, Walker failed to show proof of insurance, leading to his license being suspended from March 3, 2014 through March 28, 2014 before being reinstated.
The report also states Walker was issued his Class B license in April of 2016 and wears corrective lenses.
According to a report from CNN, the private company that owned the bus involved in Monday's fatal crash (Durham School Services) has 142 injury crashes in two years which include three fatalities.
Durham School Services released the following statement on their website:
"Our entire team at Durham School Services is devastated by the accident yesterday that tragically claimed the lives of Chattanooga students. We are working with Chattanooga Police Department and Hamilton County School District to investigate. We also have additional team members arriving in Chattanooga today to provide support. We have offered to provide counseling to students and families of Hamilton County, as well as our employees. We will provide all further updates in coordination with the Chattanooga Police Department and the District."
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