Halifax Regional Police have charged a man following a car/pedestrian collision in Halifax this morning.
At 11:34 a.m., police responded to a car/pedestrian collision at the intersection of Robie Street and Inglis Street. A 26-year-old man crossing Robie Street in a marked crosswalk was hit by a vehicle turning from Inglis Street onto Robie Street. He suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by EHS. A 21-year-old male driver was charged with failing to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk.
Police remind motorists and pedestrians that road safety is a shared responsibility. Motorists are reminded to pay attention to the road and drive defensively. Be particularly mindful at crosswalks and keep a watchful eye for pedestrians. Pedestrians are reminded to make eye contact with drivers and wait until vehicles come to a complete stop before attempting to cross the road at marked crosswalks and unmarked crosswalks.