Driver faces DUI charge after logging truck overturns in Virginia Beach causing mess

Posted at 10:32 PM, Dec 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-27 22:33:15-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Police said the driver of a logging truck caused a big mess in Virginia Beach and now the man is facing a DUI charge.

Edgar McDaniel.

33-year-old Edgar McDaniel was booked into jail on Thursday.

Drivers could see the overturned tractor trailer near the intersection of London Bridge Road and Taylor Farms Road.

Virginia Beach Police said they got the call at around 12:30 p.m.

There was a lot of debris onto the side of the road.

Police had a section of the area blocked off for five hours as they cleaned it up. Virginia Beach Police's public information officer called the incident "a big mess."

They said luckily no injuries were reported, and no other vehicles were involved.

McDaniel was charged with operating a commercial motor vehicle while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and possession of an alcoholic beverage in a commercial motor vehicle.