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Halifax Transit driver charged after collision with 67-year-old woman

A Halifax Regional Police emblem is seen on a police officer in Halifax on July 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Halifax police say a bus driver was charged after a pedestrian-vehicle collision on Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred around 10:15 a.m. when a bus was travelling eastbound on Joseph Howe Drive and struck a pedestrian crossing the street at the Bayers Road intersection, police say.

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Police say the pedestrian was a 67-year-old woman who was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The 33-year-old driver was charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian on a crosswalk, according to police.

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