Tractor Trailer Driver Faces DUI Charge After Crash

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office investigators have charged a Maryland man with driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol following a tractor-trailer crash that snarled Rt. 7 traffic Tuesday afternoon.

According to the report, Richard M, Davini II was driving the tractor trailer loaded with mulch westbound on Rt. 7 near Clarkes Gap just before 1 p.m. when the truck struck a guardrail and ran up an embankment and rolled on its side. Witnesses said he was driving erratically before the crash.

No injuries were reported, but cleanup of the crash scene continued past 8 p.m.

Davini remained held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on Wednesday.

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