Driver charged after Road Rage incident with Bay District Fire Truck

News Release, Maryland State Police

(LEXINGTON PARK, MD) – Maryland State Police have cited a man with multiple traffic violations in connection with a reported road rage incident last month in St. Mary’s County.

The suspect, Christopher Tyler, 30, of Lexington Park, Maryland, was cited for driving a motor vehicle without a valid license, driving a motor vehicle with a suspended out-of-state license, negligent driving, changing lanes when unsafe, failure to use a turn signal prior to a turn and stopping a vehicle in an  intersection.

According to a preliminary investigation, at about 2:25 p.m. on April 23, Tyler, who was driving a Hyundai Sonata on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, Maryland, pulled alongside a fire engine from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department and started yelling at the fire crew for an unknown reason.

Tyler then pulled in front of the fire truck and came to a complete stop in the middle of the road. This forced the fire truck to stop in the road as well. After a brief altercation, Tyler drove away. No one was injured as a result of this incident.

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack is continuing to investigate this incident

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