The executive director of the Maryland Port Administration resigned late last week after being involved in a four-vehicle accident involving a state vehicle that resulted in police citing him for failing to control speed and leaving the scene. from a property damage accident and following too closely.
William Doyle was cited by authorities after the crash Tuesday morning on southbound Interstate 83 in Baltimore, Maryland State Police said in a statement.
“While we cannot discuss the details of the personnel matters, I can confirm that Bill Doyle submitted his resignation on Friday,” Maryland Port Administration spokesman Richard Scher said in a statement.
Deputy CEO Brian Miller is serving as the interim CEO at the port, Scher said.
Investigators believe three vehicles were stopped in the circulating section of highway at the time of the crash, state police said. Doyle was driving a 2017 state-issued Jeep and collided with a pickup truck, setting off a chain reaction with two other vehicles, police said. No one was hospitalized.
Doyle, 53, left the scene of the accident, though he later called police and told them about it, state police said. The soldiers contacted Doyle and met him at the scene of the accident.
Doyle, of York, Pennsylvania, did not have an attorney on court records. He had served as executive director of the port administration for almost three years.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Port Administration oversees and manages the six state public marine terminals of the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. He has a salary of more than $300,000, the Baltimore reported. Sun.