January 29,2019 (11:20 pm)
Police are investigating a failing to remain at an accident scene motor vehicle incident involving a pedestrian.
At 6:00 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to the Halifax Armdale Rotary to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Witnesses described the vehicle slowed down after striking the pedestrian but then fled the scene. The pedestrian was crossing Chebucto Road in a marked crosswalk heading northbound when he was struck by the eastbound vehicle. The vehicle fled eastbound along Chebucto Road. The pedestrian, a 34 year old male, was thrown a distance from the crosswalk and sustained minor injuries. He was later transported to the QE II for further observation.
The suspect vehicle is described as a small bright red 2-door hatchback with a white male driver and white male front passenger. The vehicle likely sustained damages to the engine bonnet as the pedestrian made contact and rolled off.
The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.