Last night at 8:40 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian that occurred near Albro Lake and Wyse Roads in Dartmouth. The driver was travelling northbound on Wyse Road and made a left hand turn onto Albro Lake Road when a pedestrian stepped off the curb into the path of the car. The pedestrian was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision. The 49-year-old pedestrian was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.
As a result of the investigation, the pedestrian was charged under the Liquor Control Act section 87(1) – public intoxication and the Motor Vehicle Act section 125(3) – stepping into the path of a car where the vehicle is so close it cannot stop.