Kevin T. McCorvey Wiki – Kevin T. McCorvey Biography
Kevin T. McCorvey, a Georgia ambulance driver was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and second-degree vehicular manslaughter after the ambulance he was driving crashed, killing the dialysis patient he was transporting, according to authorities.
Kevin T. McCorvey, 34, was driving a private ambulance on West Campbellton Street in Fairburn just before 7:30 p.m. On Friday when police say he veered off the shoulder of the road, causing the ambulance to roll over and fall into a ditch. One patient, Wilton Thomason Jr., 66, was in the back of the ambulance and was not restrained in any way, according to preliminary findings from the Georgia State Patrol investigation. He suffered fatal injuries, GSP said.
Kevin T. McCorvey Age
Kevin T. McCorvey is 34 years old.
Charged – Arrested
A Fairburn police officer wrote in an incident report that the officer detained McCorvey and the other person working the ambulance from getting an Uber to leave the scene and the officer reported that he smelled alcohol on the breath of McCorvey. The officer called GSP to take over the investigation.
When GSP arrived, officers gave McCorvey a field sobriety test and he was arrested, according to the incident report. The Fairburn officer wrote in the report that McCorvey admitted to smoking marijuana, taking Adderall, and drinking a beer while he was driving the ambulance.
McCorvey was arrested, taken to the Fulton County Jail, and charged with a combination of less safe DUI, second-degree vehicular manslaughter, lane failure, and possession of an open container, according to GSP.
The other ambulance employee in the vehicle during the accident has not been charged, according to police.
On Monday, McCorvey made an initial appearance in Fulton County Superior Court, was assigned an attorney, and was denied bail, according to court records.
According to CNN, McCorvey and a second person working on the ambulance were stopped by a Fairburn police officer who attempted to leave the scene in an Uber. The ambulance driver called GSP soldiers to back him up, but he failed a field sobriety test and admitted to “smoking marijuana, taking Adderall, and drinking a beer” while he was driving, according to the outlet.
The second person working on the ambulance has not been charged, police said, according to CNN.
On Monday, McCorvey was denied bail after appearing in Fulton County Superior Court Monday, where he was assigned an attorney.
Anthony Bazydlo, deputy chief of the Fairburn Police Department, told People on Tuesday that the investigation into the crash was turned over to the GSP.
Bazydlo said blood samples were taken and the results of a toxicology report are still pending.