Halifax police investigating after child struck by transit bus
Published Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:50AM ADT
Last Updated Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:49PM ADT
Police are investigating after a young child was struck by a Halifax Transit bus Wednesday afternoon.
Halifax Regional Police were called to the Mumford Road bus terminal at 4:40 p.m.
Police say the three-year-old child accidentally ran out into the bus lane and was struck by a passing bus, which was travelling at a low speed.
The child was knocked to the ground and sustained minor injuries. Police say the child was with a guardian at the time of the incident.
The child was assessed at the scene and then taken to the IWK Health Centre as a precaution.
Police say charges are not expected.