Update: The driver, a 33 year old male from Dartmouth has been charged with Fail to Stop at the scene of an accident causing bodily harm, under the Criminal Code and will be appearing in Halifax court Wednesday.
There is no further update regarding the pedestrian.
At 3:34 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle & pedestrian collision at Robie Street / Cogswell Street Halifax.
An adult male was crossing Cogswell Street and was struck by a taxi travelling East on Quinpool Road to Cogswell Street.
The pedestrian sustained life-threating injuries and has been transported to the hospital.
The driver, an adult male has been arrested for leaving the scene of an accident.
Investigators with the Accident Investigation Section and Patrol are conducting the investigation, which is in the early stages.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.
Source : Media Release