Truck driver fined for forcing Calvert driver off Bay Bridge

Titanic 1912FROM WJLA — The truck driver who caused a chain-reaction crash on the Bay Bridge on July 19 that sent a vehicle off the bridge will be fined $670, officials said Thursday.

Earlier in August, the National Transportation Safety Board released a report on the crash saying that truck driver, Gabor Lavasz, caused the crash after he briefly looked away from the road and then lost control.

He was charged with failure to control speed to avoid collision, making an unsafe lane change, negligent driving and speed greater than prudent on highway.

The July 19 crash led to a chain reaction that sent a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Calvert County resident Morgan Lake 27 feet over the bridge
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