Police respond to 3 hit-and-run incidents Friday night

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary were kept busy on Friday night, with three separate hit-and-run-accidents.
RNC officers continue to investigate three separate hit-and-run incidents that occurred in the St. John's area on Friday night. (CBC)

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary were busy with three hit-and-run incidents on Friday night in the St. John's area.

At 8:20 p.m., RNC officers responded to a hit and run in Paradise.

Police said a parked vehicle was damaged, and a short time later, a 40-year-old woman was arrested for impaired driving.

She was also charged for failing the breathalyzer, breach of court order and failure to remain at the scene of an accident.

The woman was also ticketed for operating a vehicle without insurance, registration or a driver's licence. She was released to appear in court at a later date.

Boys injured in incidents

The second hit-and-run incident took place at 8:50 p.m. in the central part of St. John's, and involved a young boy.

Police said his injuries appear to have been minor in nature. 

The third incident, which occurred at 10:10 p.m., also happened in the centre city area.

A 12-year-old boy is alleged to have been struck by a vehicle that left the scene.

Police said the boy suffered minor injuries.

Both incidents remain under investigation.