Trio of pedestrian-vehicle incidents in Halifax

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Halifax Regional Police

METRO HALIFAX

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.

Geographic location: Halifax, Barrington Street, Dartmouth Albro Lake Road Catherine Street Sackville Street

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