Halifax Regional Police is investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred this morning in Bedford.
At 11:50 a.m., a man backed out of a private driveway in the 100 block of Rockmanor Drive and hit an 84-year-old man who was walking on the side of the road. The pedestrian was knocked to the ground and transported to hospital by EHS for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
A 34-year-old man was issued a summary offence ticket under section 120(1) of the Motor Vehicle Act for backing vehicle when unsafe. This ticket carries a fine of $176.45 and two points on a driver’s license upon conviction.
Road safety is a shared responsibility. Motorists are reminded to slow down, pay attention and adjust their driving for the conditions.