Driver With Obscured View Collides With Pedestrian in Crosswalk
Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred this morning in Halifax.
At 6:15 a.m., police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision at the intersection of Dunbrack Street and Langbrae Drive. A 62-year-old woman was crossing the road in marked a crosswalk when she was hit by a car that was travelling eastbound on Knightsridge Drive that was making a left-hand turn onto Dunbrack Street. She suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by EHS.
The 26-year-old driver was issued a summary offence ticket under section 93 (2)(h) of the Motor Vehicle Act for failing to yield to pedestrian at walk light as well as section 184(4) driving motor vehicle with obstruction on window or windshield.
With the colder months ahead, HRP would like to remind citizens to take the time to clear all the frost from their vehicle’s windows. This not only increases your visibility but is required by law.