Halifax Regional Police is investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred this afternoon in Dartmouth.
At 3:08 p.m., police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision in the parking lot of Robin’s Donut located at 303 Prince Albert Road. A 41-year-old man driving a pick truck backed out of a parking spot and hit an 82-year-old woman who was walking in the parking lot. The woman was struck by the bumper of the truck and fell to the ground. She suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by EHS. This incident remains under investigation and no charges have been laid.
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.