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Man charged in connection to August hit and run in Salmon River, N.S.

RCMP have charged a man for an August hit and run that occurred in Salmon River.
RCMP have charged a man for an August hit and run that occurred in Salmon River. File / The Canadian Press

RCMP say a man has been charged in connection to a hit and run that occurred in Salmon River in August.

Police say officers arrived to the scene of a two vehicle collision on East Prince Street around 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 25. Only one vehicle was present.

“It was learned that a black Volkswagen Golf was rear ended by a dark coloured truck,” said a news release.

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The Volkswagen lost control and collided with a power pole, after which two car occupants were sustained serious injuries.

According to police, the truck did not make any attempt to stop or help those that were injured.

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On Monday, police say 43-year-old Adrian George Arthur Lively from Salmon River was arrested during a traffic stop.

Lively has been charged with failing to stop after accident resulting in bodily harm, two counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm, and two counts of impaired operation of a conveyance causing bodily harm.

He is set to appear in Truro court on Dec. 16, police say.