EMS driver charged in deadly crash in southwest Atlanta expected in court

One of the victims has been identified as an EMS employee.
Published: Mar. 20, 2023 at 3:43 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2023 at 10:51 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - The driver of a medical transport van charged in a deadly crash will face a judge Friday morning.

John Walker is facing multiple charges, including homicide by vehicle, speeding, and erratic lane changing.

The crash happened on March 20 around 1 p.m. on Campbellton Road near Butner. Police found the driver of the SUV and a passenger in the transport vehicle dead upon arrival. The driver of the transport van and a patient in the van sustained injuries and received medical treatment, according to police.

The medical transport vehicle was a Pro Care EMS non-emergency vehicle, according to a company spokesperson. One of the victims, identified as Tiquita Miles, 32, of Covington, was an employee of the company.

The second victim was identified as Jada Whatley, 29, of East Point.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Walker is scheduled to appear in court Friday at 11 a.m.