Crash on Bay Bridge

A car and van crashed head-on just east of the toll plaza on the Bay Bridge Friday morning, Aug. 2.

ANNAPOLIS — Two vehicles collided east of the Bay Bridge toll plaza early the morning of Friday, Aug. 2. According to police reports, a 2006 Volvo S60 driven by Jean Stevens of Englewood, FL, was traveling west when it crashed head-on into a second vehicle traveling east.

Stevens, 39, crossed over the line, striking another vehicle at the 32.9 mile marker in Anne Arundel County, police said. Her car struck a Ford Transit Uhaul, driven by Wilson Garcia of Virginia. Both Garcia and a passenger were transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment.

Stevens and her passenger were also transported for possible injuries. Reports indicate the airbags deployed in both vehicles. The bridge was in two-way operation (not divided) at the time of the crash and conditions were dry.

The police report said contributing factors in the crash included talking or listening to a cell phone.

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