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GO# 16-25626 and GO# 16-25629 – Vehicle/pedestrian collisions

Police Reports - Sunday, Feb 21, 2016 at 7:51am

At approximately 6:20 p.m. on February 20, police were dispatched to a vehicle/pedestrian collision at the intersection of Queen and South Streets in Halifax. The victim, a 19-year-old woman, was in a marked crosswalk with the green walk light when she was struck by a vehicle turning west onto South Street from Queen Street. The vehicle was driven by a 24-year-old man. The victim was treated by EHS and cleared at the scene with minor injuries. The driver was issued a ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. 

Approximately five minutes later, a second pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Brunswick and Cogswell Streets in Halifax. The pedestrian, a 57-year-old woman, was in a marked crosswalk and the vehicle was turning left onto Cogswell Street from Brunswick Street.  The driver, a 19-year-old man, was issued a violation for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.