Alia Bailey, 6, dies after collision with alleged drunk driver Donald Buchs, 24, at state Route 57 and Cleveland Street in Elyria, Ohio


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Modified Date: 
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Accident Date: 
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Girl injured in six-car crash remains critical with broken leg, brain bleeding

Alia Bailey is a first-grader at Grindstone Elementary School in Berea and involved in soccer, dance classes, and Girl Scouts. She has a 16-year-old brother, Charles Bailey. A GoFundMe account has been set up for the family.

6-year-old involved in Elyria 6-car crash passes away

Buchs was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. He faces other charges.

Elyria man charged with vehicular homicide in six-car crash that killed 6-year-old girl in January

Donald J. Buchs is also charged with aggravated vehicular assault, vehicular assault and operating a vehicle while intoxicated in the Jan. 22 crash that killed Alia Bailey and injured her mother, according to an indictment filed in Lorain County Common Pleas Court.

Vermilion man pleads not guilty in crash that killed six-year-old girl

Donald Buchs, 24, pled not guilty to the charges of aggravated vehicular homicide, aggravated vehicular assault and ovi.     

Man pleads guilty in 6-vehicle chain reaction crash that killed 6-year-old

Wednesday, he pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, three counts of aggravated vehicular assault, three counts of vehicular assault and two counts of driving under the influence.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Alia Bailey
Donald Buchs
Nancy Burnett
Elyria, OH

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