**** HRP Media Release
Impaired Driving incident resulting in injuries.
At 10:05 PM police responded to 267 Prince Albert Road in Dartmouth.
Multiple witnesses reported hearing a loud crash and some seeing a pick up truck drive recklessly before leaving the road and striking a pole.
Police located the crash and had the road closed for a period of time.
The driver left the scene on foot, but was quickly arrested. A passenger of the truck the man was operating suffered non life treatening injuries, but had to be transported to the hospital for treatment.
A 62 year old Dartmouth man was charged with, and held for court:
-Impaired operation of a conveyance causing bodily harm.
-Having a blood alcohol content of 80 mgs% or more.
-Failing to remain at the scene of an accident.