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