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(Updated) Vehicle/pedestrian collision

Halifax Regional Police are currently on scene at a vehicle/pedestrian collision on Herring Cove Road in Halifax.

Update’ An update to 17-173527 – yesterday’s vehicle/pedestrian collision on Herring Cove Road: The 18-year-old driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today facing charges of Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm and Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily Harm. The victim, 48-years-old, remains in hospital, her injuries life-threatening.

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At 10:16 a.m. on November 16, police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred in the 560 block of Herring Cove Road. A car travelling inbound on Herring Cove Road struck a woman as she was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk. The woman, who is in her 40`s, was transported to hospital for treatment of what are believed to be life-threatening injuries.

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Collision investigation members are currently on scene and traffic is anticipated to be shut down for a few hours as the investigation continues.

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The 18-year old male driver was arrested and is currently in police custody for questioning. The investigation into this matter is ongoing.

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Source: Media Release

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