Impaired driver caught on 401 driving on one rim
OPP pulled over this vehicle on Highway 401 after it was reported to be driving on a rim. (OPP Twitter)
LONDON, ONT. -- An alleged impaired driver was caught by police Wednesday travelling along Highway 401 while missing a tire.
Elgin OPP along with Middlesex OPP responded to a report of a vehicle eastbound on Highway 401 in the area of Orford Road travelling on a rim.
Police say the front left tire had blown and the silver car was still travelling at speeds between 120 and 150 km/h.
When police located the vehicle on the highway near Wonderland Road, and pulled over the driver, they did find that the vehicle was missing a tire.
The driver was taken into custody.
As a result of the incident a 35-year-old Ridgetown woman was charged with impaired driving, driving over the legal limit and dangerous driving.
She was released with a December court date in London.
No one was injured in the incident.