N.S. driver charged after hitting pedestrian in Spryfield crosswalk

A crosswalk sign is shown in this file photo. Shane Gibson/Global News

Halifax Regional Police have charged a woman after hitting a pedestrian in a crosswalk in Spryfield.

In a release, police say they responded to the area of 330 Herring Cove Road around 5:23 p.m. on Friday.

“A pedestrian was being treated by members of the public who had stopped to help and later, Emergency Health Services,” it said.

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“The driver was onscene and an investigation concluded that they failed to stop for the pedestrian while in a crosswalk exhibiting flashing amber lights.”

According to the release, the driver was ticketed under the motor vehicle act for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

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The pedestrian’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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