Georgia Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Violate an FMCSA Imminent Hazard Order

A truck driver was convicted Wednesday for failing to report a crash on I-90 in Montana where an 81-year-old Alaska man was killed about a year ago.

According to a statement from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG), a Georgia man has been convicted of conspiracy to violate an FMCSA imminent hazard order.

On January 21, 2015, Lacey Lewis pleaded guilty of conspiracy to violate the order.

On May 14, 2013, Lacey Lewis and others were charged with a scheme to violate the order.

In October 2008, Devasko Lewis, doing business as Lewis Trucking Company, was ordered to cease all operations, due to serious violations found during an FMCSA investigation after a fatal crash in Alabama that killed seven people.

Despite the order to cease all operations, the OIG says Devasko Lewis, with the help of Lacey Lewis, set up two chameleon carriers, Eagle Transport and Eagle Trans.