Pedestrian Injured; Driver Arrested in Downtown Hit-and-Run

At 7pm last night, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a person hit in a cross walk on Brunswick Street at Duke St. It was reported a vehicle had struck a pedestrian and failed to remain at the scene; fleeing in a southbound direction on Brunswick Street. Responding members found that a 28 year old woman had been struck in a cross walk at that location. Minutes later a suspect vehicle was stopped on Sackville Street at Brunswick by HRP patrol members and the 28 year old male driver was taken into custody. The female victim was taken to hospital by EHS with injuries that are not life threatening.