Driver Being Investigated After Crashing Bus While Under the Influence of Drugs
On the morning of Friday, March 2, 2018, a bus carrying 13 members of the
West Georgia Technical College women’s basketball team crashed in
The team was traveling to Rockville, Maryland to play against Montgomery
College in the NJCAA Division III District Championship. At approximately
8:15 a.m. that morning, the driver allowed the bus to drift over into
another lane, colliding with an 18-wheeler. Then, the driver ran the bus
off the side of the road, overcorrected, then hit an embankment and flipped over.
According to a
report by WSET, all 13 passengers were hurt in the crash, but there have been no casualties.
However, all passengers were treated at Radford Hospital for various injuries
and the championship game scheduled for March 4 was canceled.
The bus driver, Willie Walker, is currently under investigation by Virginia
State Police. He is currently being charged with driving under the influence
of drugs, as well as marijuana possession.
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Our team at
Kalka & Baer, LLC is currently representing one of the victims of the crash on March 2,
2018. If you were involved in the crash or were harmed as a result of
the driver’s intoxication or negligent driving, get in touch with
a member of our legal team right away.
When someone puts your safety and well-being on the line, they should be
punished for it and held responsible for any damage they cause, including
medical bills, physical therapy costs, lost wages, and more. If you were
involved in the accident involving driver Willie Walker and have incurred
significant costs as a result of the accident, don’t wait to get
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