FULTON COUNTY, GA — The driver of the medical van that crashed and killed two women has turned himself in to Fulton County Jail.
Police said John Walker hit a curb while driving a medical transport van along Atlanta’s Campbellton Road on Monday, causing a head-on collision.
Eastpointe’s Jada Whatley, 29, and Tikita Miles, 32, or Covington, died Monday in a head-on collision in Campbellton. A medical SUV and an SUV collided, killing one driver and her EMT, police said.
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According to prison records, Walker has been charged with two misdemeanors of second-degree vehicular murder, speeding, and improper/irregular lane changes.
“My client, he’s traumatized. He’s completely traumatized to learn that two people have lost their lives,” his attorney said.
Walker also suffered a severe fracture to his ankle during the crash that will likely require surgery, Patterson said.
video from news chopper 2 Overlooking the scene, a van was found badly damaged and an SUV lying on its side.
Tom Regan on Channel 2 I spoke to a woman on her way to work and rushed to the scene shortly after the crash. Dr. Irvinna Jenkins had just learned CPR, so she took action to help the victims.
“It was just a terrifying scene,” said Jenkins. “The man who was driving the ambulance came back to see if he was okay. He was shaking.”
Walker is scheduled to appear in court at 2 p.m. Friday. Patterson expects to release him from custody shortly after the hearing.
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