At 12:07 p.m., police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision at the intersection of Northwood Terrace and Black Street. A 30-year-old man crossing Northwood Terrace was hit by a vehicle turning left from Black Street onto Northwood Terrace. He suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene by EHS. A 23-year-old Halifax woman was charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Summary offence tickets issued under section 125(1) of the Motor Vehicle Act for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk carry a fine of $693.95 and four points on your 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. There is a crosswalk at every intersection, whether it is marked or not, and drivers must yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk.