The pedestrian’s condition has improved and his injuries are not life-threatening, it is expected that he will be treated and released. Albro Lake Rd was re-opened to traffic at approximately midnight. The investigation is ongoing.
At approximately 8:50 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a car vs pedestrian collision that had occurred in the area of Albro Lake Rd and Victoria Rd in Dartmouth. The 47 year old man driving a car travelling Westbound on Albro Lake Rd struck a pedestrian after travelling through the intersection of Victoria Rd. A 26 year old man from the metro area was transported to hospital by EHS Paramedics.
At this time, Paramedics believe that his injuries could be life threatening, however, more extensive testing will be completed at hospital.
HRP Patrol, Forensic Identification and Accident Reconstruction members are currently onscene conducting an investigation into the collision. Albro Lake Rd is currently closed between Victoria Rd and Chapman St as officers conduct the investigation. A decision on charges will be made at the completion of that investigation.
Source: Media Release