Sterling Crash Results in Drug Charge

A Sterling man was charged with driving under the influence of drugs following a three car crash on Rt. 7 on March 17.

The crash happened just after 4 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, near the Loudoun Tech Drive intersection.

According to the sheriff’s office, the driver of a 1998 Chevrolet Camaro ran off the road and into the median. He then veered back on to the road and struck a 2016 Ford Expedition that was stopped at a traffic light. The Expedition was pushed into a 2000 Cadillac Deville.

The two occupants of the Camaro ran from the scene, but were apprehended on Ridgetop Circle. They were taken to Inova Loudoun Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The driver, Austin Lafever, 21, was charged with DUID.


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