RCMP are searching for a hit-and-run driver after an elderly couple was clipped by a passing vehicle on Monday evening outside Halifax.

A 71-year-old man received minor head injuries after the incident that happened just before 7 p.m. His wife was not injured. The man was taken to hospital for treatment.  

The couple was walking along the side of the road on Lakewood Drive in Brookside at the time. Brookside is northeast of Prospect.

RCMP said they have no description of the vehicle or driver.