© Jeff Harper - Metro Halifax
Halifax Regional Police
Halifax police are investigating three pedestrian/vehicle collisions that resulted in two tickets this week, after a 49-year-old crossing guard was struck in Dartmouth and a 51-year-old woman was hit crossing Barrington Street.
On Tuesday at 3:06 p.m., Halifax Regional Police said the crossing guard was hit while she directed traffic from a marked crosswalk at the intersection of Albro Lake Road and Catherine Street in Dartmouth.
According to a release, the crossing guard and several children who had started to cross the intersection during the collision were not injured.
The 61-year-old woman driving the car was issued a $693.95 summary offence ticket for failing to obey a crossing guard directing children in a crosswalk, and six points could be added to her license upon conviction.
Around 1:39 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a pedestrian collision at the exit of the Tim Horton’s drive-thru at 272 Lacewood Drive in Halifax where an 80-year-old woman walking across the exit had been struck by a vehicle driven by a 32-year-old woman.
Police said the pedestrian suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. The collision remains under investigation and no charges have been laid.
On Friday at 7:25 a.m., police said they responded to a collision at the intersection of Barrington and Sackville Streets in Halifax.
A 51-year-old woman crossing Barrington Street in a crosswalk was hit by a pickup truck turning left from Sackville Street onto Barrington, police said.
The pedestrian suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. The 42-year-old driver was issued a $693.95 summary offence ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, and could see four points on their driver’s license upon conviction.