Advertisement

Halifax pedestrian hit by pickup truck driven by a man has died: police

Click to play video: 'New traffic safety measures for Halifax’s north end' New traffic safety measures for Halifax’s north end
WATCH: New safety measures, including reduced speed limits and more crosswalks are coming to Halifax’s north end. – Mar 11, 2021

A man has died from injuries sustained earlier in the week when he was hit by a pickup truck driven by a man in the north end of Halifax.

On March 16, Halifax Regional Police responded to a crash involving a pedestrian and a pickup truck at the intersection of Young Street and Kempt Road.

Police said the 75-year-old man was crossing east on Young Street in a crosswalk when the incident took place, just before 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Read more: Pedestrian with life-threatening injuries after being hit by pick-up truck in Halifax crosswalk

The pedestrian had sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to the QEII hospital by paramedics.

Police also said the pickup truck driver, a man, was issued a ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Story continues below advertisement

In a Saturday morning release, HRP said the investigation into the crash is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police.

“Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and loved ones during this difficult time,” read the release.

Click to play video: 'Could lowering speed limits make our roads safer?' Could lowering speed limits make our roads safer?
Could lowering speed limits make our roads safer? – Feb 12, 2020

Sponsored content