A Halifax Regional Police officer suffered minor injuries following a collision yesterday in Halifax.
At 4:45 p.m., police responded to a two-vehicle collision in front of Casino Nova Scotia on Upper Water Street. As officers were investigating the collision, a third vehicle travelling northbound on Upper Water Street hit one of the vehicles involved in the original collision and then hit a marked police wagon, injuring an officer who was sitting inside. The officer suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene by EHS.
A 69-year-old Halifax woman was arrested at the scene and subsequently failed a breathalyzer test. She was released from custody and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court on October 1 to face impaired driving charges.