Southend crashes caused by impaired teen: London police
A London Police car is seen in this file photo.
LONDON, ONT. -- London police have charged a teenager with impaired driving after they say he was involved in a couple of crashes Monday.
Officers were called to the south part of the city about 11:50 p.m. about an alleged hit-and-run in the area of Southdale and Bostwick Roads.
A description of the suspect vehicle was provided to police, and officers searched the area. During this time another 911 call came in.
Police were told a vehicle struck a light standard on Raleigh Boulevard in the Talbot Village subdivision.
The suspect vehicle was located on Vallas Circle with significant front-end damage, police say.
Police searched the area and both the passenger and driver were located.
A 17-year-old London male is charged with fail to stop at scene of accident, impaired operation of a vehicle, and impaired - exceed blood alcohol concentration.
There were no reported injuries, but $14,000 in damages were sustained as a result of the collisions.