12/14/2012 06:49 EST | Updated 02/13/2013 05:12 EST

Wrong way driver stopped on Gardiner Expressway

A 23-year-old faces charges of impaired driving after police stopped a vehicle heading the wrong way on the Gardiner Expressway early Friday.

Police were alerted to a car heading eastbound in the Gardiner’s westbound lanes at about 3:30 a.m. Police believe the car got onto the Gardiner at Islington Avenue.

The car was safely intercepted by police near Parkside Drive.

Police say the car was travelling about 60 km/h when it was stopped.