**** HRP Media Release
Motor Vehicle Collision – Macdonald Bridge
At 10:22 p.m., on May 15, Halifax Regional Police responded to a three vehicle collision on the Angus L. MacDonald Bridge Halifax. The three vehicle collision was mid span.
A vehicle travelling toward Dartmouth in the Centre lane crossed over striking a vehicle travelling toward Halifax. A third vehicle also travelling toward Halifax then struck the first vehicle. The driver of second vehicle has to be extricated by HRM Fire & Emergency and then transported to the hospital minor non-life threatening injuries.
Traffic was temporarily blocked while the vehicles were cleared from the bridge.
Police arrested the driver of the first for Impaired Operation. A 36 year-old male from Halifax will appear in Halifax Court on a later date and is facing the Criminal charge of Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Operation with over 80 mg. of alcohol.