A Georgina man has been charged after driving impaired with two flat tires, York Regional Police say.
Officers responded to several calls Sept. 22 at around 3:40 a.m. from residents reporting that a black truck struck a light pole and fled the scene.
Officers located the truck nearby and the driver was seen driving with damage to his truck and two flat tires on the driver’s side, police said in a news release.
The man was arrested for impaired driving and police say they found marijuana and a scale.
A 31-year-old Georgina man was charged with impaired operation, driving over 80 and possession of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.
He joins 26 other impaired drivers charged in York Region between Sept. 18 and Sept. 25.
Ninety-eight distracted drivers were charged that week as well.
Of the charges, 24 were alcohol-related, two were drug-related and one was a result of a failed breath test.
Twelve charges resulted from police on general patrol or RIDE programs, five charges were the result of collisions and 10 were a result of calls from residents.