A 60 year-old Clarington man is facing impaired driving charges after a collision which severed a gas line. According to authorities, just before 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, witnesses reported seeing the lone male driver travelling along Bloor Street East when he crossed over traffic, mounted a boulevard, hit a tree, a residence on Beckett Crescent and a parked car. The collision severed a residential gas meter. Combined damage is estimated in excess of $100,000. No one was injured. David Peltier has been charged.