On January 29, at 3:22 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to the 0-100 Block of Highfield Park Drive in Dartmouth for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 13-year-old female was in a crosswalk at the time she was struck. She sustained non-life threatening injuries and was subsequently transported to the hospital by EHS as precaution.
A 30-year-old man was issued a summary offence ticket under section 125(1) of the Motor Vehicle Act for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. This ticket carries a fine of $693.95 and four points on a driver’s license upon conviction.