Two pedestrians were the victims of a hit-and-run Sunday, according to Hamilton Police, who are still looking for the vehicle.

On Dec. 9 at approximately 3 a.m., officers were called to the scene of the hit and run near Main St. E. and Wellington St. S.

Two pedestrians, a man and a woman, had been crossing the street when a vehicle struck them both.

The car, described as a black two-door Jetta or BMW, did not stop after striking the pair and was last seen travelling north on West Ave.

The pedestrians were taken to hospital with minor injuries. 

The Hamilton Police Service Traffic Unit is investigating.

Car on lawn

In a separate incident on Dec. 9, Hamilton Police were called when a driver failed to remain at the scene of a collision at around 6 p.m. at Second Rd. W. and Hillcroft Drive.

Police located the suspected impaired driver nearby at Second Rd. W. and Gatestone Drive. The driver had lost control of the car and ended up on the front lawn of a house.

The driver was arrested and taken to the police station for a breathalyzer test. The 37-year-old Stoney Creek woman blew more than three times the legal limit, with readings of 2.58 and 2.47, according to police.

The woman was charged with impaired driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

R.I.D.E. program

Hamilton Police were conducting a R.I.D.E check on Dec. 8 at around 10 p.m. near Garth St. and Auchmar Rd. on the Hamilton Mountain when they observed a vehicle make a U-turn in order to avoid the checkpoint.

Police ordered the driver of the vehicle to stop and exit the vehicle.

A breathalyzer test was administered at the police station. The driver, a 46-year-old Hamilton woman, was shown to be impaired, with readings over three times the legal limit — 2.90 and 2.79.

The woman was charged with impaired driving.