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Motor Vehicle Accident involving two pedestrians – Halifax

At 1249 am on November 21, 2018 a taxi at Spring Garden Road and South Park Street struck 2 female pedestrians.

The pedestrians had a “walk” signal and were proceeding southbound across Spring Garden Road.

The taxi had a green light and was proceeding southbound on South Park Street and had turned eastbound onto Spring Garden Road when he struck the two pedestrians.

The pedestrians are 26 and 33 years of age.

Both were knocked to the ground.  The 26 year old pedestrian immediately got up while the other remained on the roadway until EHS attended.  She was further treated at the QE II for minor injuries and is expected to be discharged this morning.

The male taxi driver was issued a summary offence ticket for failing to yield to pedestrians in a marked crosswalk.

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Source : Media Release

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