Police charge 89-year-old for failing to yield to a pedestrian

Halifax Regional Police have charged the driver in a vehicle pedestrian collision that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Halifax.

On March 21 at approximately 12:30 p.m., police responded to a vehicle pedestrian collision in the 2300 block of Gottingen Street. The driver of a vehicle was heading southbound on Gottingen Street and struck a pedestrian who was crossing in a marked crosswalk. 

The 29-year-old pedestrian was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle, an 89-year-old man, was issued a summary offence ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Source: Release

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