Glace Bay man issued ticket in accident that injured brother and sister

Staff ~ The Cape Breton Post
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Red paint markings were all over a section of Main Street in Glace Bay on Saturday, following a Cape Breton Regional Police Service investigation of a traffic accident that sent two children to Halifax hospital. The accident took place near 696 Main St., not far from St. Anne's Church, at around 10 p.m. on Friday. It's still under investigation.C

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The driver of a vehicle that struck two children in Glace Bay last week has been issued a ticket under the provincial Motor Vehicle Act.

Austin Snow, 64, of Glace Bay, is charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The ticket was issued Tuesday and comes with a fine of $693.95.

The children continue to recover from their injuries in a Halifax hospital.

Destiny Burke, 11, and her eight-year-old brother, Braydon, suffered serious and extensive injuries. Destiny is suffering from a broken femur in one leg and a broken bone in the other. She is also being treated for a bruised liver and fractured ribs.

Braydon received a serious head injury, broken bones in his hip and received stitches to close a gash above one eye.

Cape Breton Regional Police responded to the accident at about 10 p.m. Friday having received a report of two children being hit while crossing near 696 Main St. in Glace Bay.

At the time of the accident, the children were in the company of their father, Tony Angione, who in an interview with the Cape Breton Post said he thought for sure he had lost his children. He had just picked his children up from their grandmother's home and they were returning to their home on Duke Street at the time of the accident.

Organizations: Halifax hospital, Cape Breton Post

Geographic location: Glace Bay, Duke Street

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