Police charge driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision



Police have charged a driver in relation to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth.

At approximately 10:15 a.m. police were called to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that had occurred in the 600 block of Portland Street. A vehicle turning from Eisner Boulevard to Portland Street struck a 68-year-old Cole Harbour woman as she was crossing Portland Street in a marked crosswalk. The woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening-injuries.

Investigators have charged the driver, a 65-year-old Cole Harbour man, for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.