At 2:16 am police responded to a liquor establishment in the 6200 block of Lady Hammond Road in Halifax.
Staff reported a female patron was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot. Witness described the vehicle as a dark coloured SUV which had struck a parked vehicle and pushed that vehicle into a pedestrian. The suspect vehicle had fled the scene onto Lady Hammond Road.
Police members and EHS arrived on scene within minutes and discovered a 35 year old female victim with non life threatening injuries. She was transported to the Hospital for further treatment.
Investigators identified a 59 year old male suspect and an associated vehicle. At 2:55 am the vehicle was located behind an apartment building in the 3700 block of Kencrest Avenue. At 3:19 am police located the 59 year old suspect nearby in the 3800 block of Newbery Street.
He was arrested without incident and will be charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident.
The 59 year old male suspect is currently being held in police custody and will face a bail hearing later today.
Source : Media Release