Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision this evening in Halifax.
At 6:13 p.m., HRP responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred within a marked crosswalk at the intersection of Herring Cove and Drysdale Roads in Halifax. A truck, driven by a 34-year-old-man, was travelling outbound on Herring Cove Road and struck a 14-year-old boy who was crossing Herring Cove Road in the marked crosswalk.
The boy was transported to the IWK hospital by EHS paramedics for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. HRP Forensic Identification Service and Accident Investigation members were called to the scene to assist in the investigation. Traffic on Herring Cove Road was redirected at Drysdale Road as a result of the collision.
A decision on any charges will be made at the completion of the investigation.