January 13, 2019 10:11 am
Updated: January 13, 2019 12:30 pm

Halifax police arrest 21-year-old woman for alleged impaired driving, hit and run

Police say at 4:40 a.m. they received a report of a car crashing into a tree and a fire hydrant in the 6100 block of North Street in Halifax.

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Halifax Regional Police have arrested a 21-year-old woman for alleged impaired driving and fleeing the scene of an accident on Sunday.

Police say at 4:40 a.m. they received a report of a car crashing into a tree and a fire hydrant in the 6100 block of North Street in Halifax.

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Moments later another caller reported a possible impaired driver operating a gray Honda Civic travelling North-bound on Windsor Street.

Shortly after 4:50 a.m. officers located a vehicle matching the description in the parking lot of McDonald’s on Kempt Road.

Police were quickly able to locate and arrest the female driver.

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A 21-year-old woman from Halifax is scheduled to appear in Halifax Court at a later date and will be facing charges of impaired operation of a motor vehicle, operation of a vehicle with more than .80 mg of alcohol, failing to remain at the scene of an accident and obstruction.

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