HANCOCK CO., Ind. (WDTN) – The driver involved in a fatal bus crash in Indiana is now charged.
Charles Goodman, 53, faces felony reckless homicide and driving with a suspended license charges.
Goodman was driving the bus Tuesday that was heading toward Dayton. Members of a Gary, Indiana church were onboard. They were heading for a youth revival at the Greater Works Christian Center.
Court documents list Goodman as a resident of Chicago. He was driving with a suspended license when the bus crashed on Interstate 70 east of Indianapolis.
Goodman is hospitalized in good condition. A 6-year-old boy died in the crash. 11 others were injured.
Indiana State Police have said there was no evidence of mechanical failure with the 15-passenger bus and it appeared that driver error caused the crash. They say Goodman was wanted on an arrest warrant for not appearing in court for a traffic offense.