Woman, 83, hit in Halifax crosswalk after driver failed to stop
Police charged a 53-year-old man failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and failing to stop at a stop sign after an 83-year-old woman was struck on Friday afternoon.
Driver charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian and failing to stop at stop sign
A 53-year-old man is facing two charges after an 83-year-old woman was struck in a marked crosswalk in Halifax on Friday afternoon.
According to a news release, Halifax Regional Police say they were called to the collision at Hollis Street and Terminal Road at 2 p.m. Police said the driver of a freightliner truck was southbound on Hollis Street and went through the stop sign at the intersection.
The truck hit the woman who was using a mobility scooter in the crosswalk, police said.
The woman was taken to hospital and police said her injuries "were believed to be non-life-threatening."
The driver was charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and failing to stop at a stop sign.
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