Driver struck officer in parking lot and then fled, police say
Police tape is shown at the scene of a hit-and-run in a Mississauga parking lot. A police officer suffered minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle.
Chris Fox, CTV Toronto
Published Sunday, March 27, 2016 8:02AM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, March 27, 2016 11:16AM EDT
A male driver is facing charges after he allegedly struck an officer in the parking lot of a Mississauga banquet hall and then attempted to flee the scene on foot.
Police say the driver was outside the banquet hall near Kennedy Road and Courtneypark Drive shortly before midnight when he struck a Peel Regional Police officer with his vehicle.
At that point police say the driver attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended a short distance away.
The officer was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.
Police have not revealed what charges the driver is facing.