WHITBY, Ont. -- A father is facing charges after allegedly driving drunk with his children in the vehicle.

Durham regional police say a passerby called them after a car reversed into a parked vehicle at a Whitby, Ont., gas station on Monday evening.

They say officers arrested the 42-year-old driver and he allegedly tested more than three times over the legal limit.

Investigators say the man's children -- aged 10 and 11 -- were in the car.

The children were unharmed and police say they've been placed in the care of their mother.

A Ramara Township, Ont., man is charged with impaired driving, care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired, and possession of a controlled substance.