Police on scene of vehicle pedestrian collision



Halifax Regional Police is on scene of a vehicle pedestrian collision that occurred in Dartmouth this morning.

At approximately 6:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of an injured person in the area of Burnside Drive and Highfield Park Drive. A pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle at that location. The pedestrian a, 55-year-old-man, has been taken to hospital for what are believed to be life-threatening injuries.

Officers, along with the Collison Reconstruction Unit, are expected to remain on scene for an extended period of time. There is no access to Highway 111 from Burnside Drive and traffic is being redirected. We are asking the public to take alternate routes to avoid delays.