By Philip Croucher - Metro Halifax
HALIFAX - Halifax Regional Police say one of its officers suffered minor injuries after his vehicle was struck by an alleged impaired driver.
At 4:45 p.m. Monday, police were called to a two-vehicle crash in front of Casino Nova Scotia on Upper Water Street. As officers investigated the crash, police say a third vehicle hit one of the vehicles in the original collision then struck a marked police wagon, injuring the officer inside.
Police say the officer was treated on scene by paramedics for minor injuries.
A 69-year-old Halifax woman was arrested after she allegedly failed a breathalyzer test. She has been released from custody and will appear in Halifax provincial court on Oct. 1 to face impaired driving charges.