On November 16, at 5:23 pm , Police responded to a parking lot located at 24 Mount Hope Avenue in Dartmouth following a car/pedestrian collision. A 75-year-old woman was getting out of the back seat of a stopped vehicle when the vehicle began to reverse and she was struck by the open door and fell to the ground. She was transported to the hospital by EHS with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the vehicle a 40-year-old woman was issued a Summary Offense Ticket under section 120(1) of the Motor Vehicle Act for backing a vehicle when unsafe. This ticket carries a fine of $176.45 upon conviction.