York Regional Police officers standing in front of a YRP cruiser
A Richmond Hill man was charged with drunk driving after allegedly causing a three-vehicle collision and fleeing from the scene.

York Regional Police officers responded to a collision at Major Mackenzie Drive West and Jane Street in Vaughan shortly after midnight Nov. 18. Officers arrived to see three vehicles that had collided with each other, with one driver missing.

After speaking with witnesses, police determined the driver who they suspect caused the collision had walked away from the scene. Officers found the man walking north on Jane Street soon after, where he was arrested.

The man was taken to No. 4 District Headquarters for a breath test and blew more than twice the legal limit, police report.

A 26-year-old Richmond Hill man was charged with impaired driving, over 80, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and fail to remain.

He joins 17 other drivers charged with impaired-related offences last week in York Region.

Between Nov. 13 and Nov. 20, York Regional Police charged 13 drivers with alcohol impairment offences, three drivers with drug impairment offences, and two drivers with ailing to provide a breath sample.

Nine of the charges were a result of officers on general patrol, six drivers were arrested after being involved in collisions, and nine drivers were stopped after residents called with reports.

Source: YorkRegion.com