Police charge driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision

**** HRP Media Release

Police charge driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision

Police have charged the driver in relation to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred in Halifax this morning.

At approximately 8 a.m. police responded to a report of a collision between a school bus and a pedestrian at the intersection of Larry Uteck Boulevard and Southgate Drive in Halifax. The bus was turning left on to Southgate Drive and struck a pedestrian who was in a marked crosswalk.

The bus was not carrying any passengers at the time of the collision. The pedestrian, a 22-year-old Halifax woman, was attended to at the scene by paramedics.

The driver of the bus, a 25-year-old Halifax man, was issued summary offence tickets for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and for driving with an obstructed windshield (frost).

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