Hit-and-run suspect charged

Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to a hit and run that occurred last week in Halifax.

At 2:06 p.m. on April 4, police received a report of a motor vehicle collision in the area of Duffus Street and Novalea Drive. The caller reported that a red Mazda 3 travelling on Novalea Drive turned right onto Duffus Street where the driver hit a cab, lost control of his car and then travelled into a store parking hitting three parked cars. The male driver and male passenger fled the area on foot, leaving the car at the scene. There were no injuries.

At 6 p.m. on April 5, a 31-year-old Halifax man, the driver of the red Mazda 3, turned himself in at Police Headquarters. The man has been arrested for failing to stop at the scene of an accident and released on paperwork. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial court on May 11.