**** HRP Media Release
On February 28th at 10:07 pm Halifax Regional Police received a call regarding a vehicle that had struck a house and fled the scene in the 1-10 block of Windstone Close, Halifax.
As the vehicle was fleeing the scene it nearly struck a pedestrian. Officers were able to locate an address for the registered owner of the vehicle from vehicle parts left at the scene.
The vehicle however was not located there. Officers were then able follow grooves in the road that were made by the vehicle when it drove away and one of its tires were flat. The vehicle was located a short distance from the registered owner’s residence. The driver was located at his residence.
As a result a 20 year old male will be appearing in court at later date to face charges of impaired driving, driving over .08, leaving the scene of an accident and property damage. A residence suffered significant damage as a result of the accident however no one was injured.