Police said the incident began when a hit-and-run collision was reported to police, around 3:30 a.m., in the area of 9th Avenue North and Albert Street. According to police, the suspect vehicle sideswiped a victim vehicle.
The driver of the victim vehicle followed the suspect vehicle, a Kia Niro, as police were en route.
The suspect vehicle ran a red light at Ross Avenue and Winnipeg Street after the police encountered. After the unsuccessful attempt, police deployed a tire deflation device, also known as a spike belt, on Ring Road by Dewdney Avenue. This method was able to bring the suspect’s vehicle to a halt.
Police said the driver was transported to hospital by EMS for treatment of an apparent self-inflicted physical injury before he was taken into custody.
The suspect was later released with conditions by investigators and faces pending charges which include failure to remain at the scene of a collision and dangerous driving.