Man charged after woman on scooter hit by 18-wheeler Downtown

Police have charged the driver in a vehicle pedestrian collision that occurred last week in Halifax.

On October 21 at approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a vehicle pedestrian collision at the intersection of Hollis Street and Terminal Road. The driver of a freightliner truck was southbound on Hollis Street and proceeded through the stop sign at the intersection.

The vehicle then struck an 83-year-old woman who was using a mobility scooter in the crosswalk. The woman was taken to hospital for treatment of what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. The driver, a 53-year-old man, has been charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and failing to stop at a stop sign.

Source: Release

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