Halton police cruiser

Halton police cruiser
Metroland file photo

A 51-year-old Burlington man has been charged with impaired driving after a pickup truck crashed into a parked car in a Burlington plaza Saturday night (Oct. 15).

Halton police were called to a parking lot near Lakeshore and Hampton Health roads around midnight where witnesses reported an individual driving into a parked car.

Police say the man had fled the scene by the time they arrived, however they were able to locate him.

He was taken to the Burlington police station where he was allegedly found to have nearly double the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

The man was charged with impaired operation of a vehicle and operation of a vehicle with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in his system.

No one was injured during the incident.

Source: insideHALTON.com