Motor Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision GO#17-185697



At approximately 7 p.m. on December 10, Halifax Regional Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in a crosswalk. A male pedestrian was crossing at Mumford Road and Leppert Street at a marked crosswalk equipped with amber lighting. The pedestrian failed to activate the crossing lights prior to entering the roadway and was struck by a vehicle. Witnesses confirmed that the flashing lights were not activated. The lights were confirmed to be in working order at that time.

The pedestrian was taken to QEII to receive medical treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. A ticket was issued to the pedestrian under section 125(4) of the Motor Vehicle Act.