Pedestrian hit by Halifax Transit bus while in a crosswalk

The 20-year-old man who was hit by the bus at Hartlen and Main streets in Dartmouth was taken to hospital as a precaution. The driver of the bus was issued a ticket for failing to yield to the pedestrian.

The driver of the bus was issued a ticket for failing to yield to the pedestrian

Police say the driver of the bus was issued a ticket for failing to yield to the pedestrian. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC)

A 20-year-old man is expected to recover from his injuries after he was struck by a Halifax Transit bus while he was walking across the street in a crosswalk Tuesday night in Dartmouth, N.S.

The bus was making a turn from Hartlen Street to Main Street when the man was hit.

The man sustained what police are calling non-life-threatening injuries, but he was taken to hospital as a precaution.

The driver of the bus was issued a ticket for failing to yield to the pedestrian.