UPDATE (9:30 a.m. on May 1): Halifax Regional Police has charged a driver following a vehicle/pedestrian collision yesterday afternoon in Halifax. The 70-year-old male driver of the SUV was issued two summary offence tickets. The first ticket was issued under under section 125(1) of the Motor Vehicle Act for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, which carries a fine of $693.95 and four points on a driver’s license upon conviction. The second ticket was issued under section 93(1)(e) of the Motor Vehicle Act for failing to stop at a red light; it carries a fine of $176.45 and two points on a driver’s license upon conviction.
At 3:55 p.m. on April 30, Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision at Robie St. and Coburg Rd. A 23-year-old woman was crossing Robie St. in a marked crosswalk when an SUV proceeding south on Robie St. failed to stop at the red light and struck her. She was transported to the QEII with non-life-threatening injuries.