Police urge drivers, pedestrians to use care after collisions
Published Thursday, January 3, 2013 11:20AM AST
Last Updated Thursday, January 3, 2013 1:25PM AST
Police in the Halifax area are urging drivers and pedestrians to take caution and pay extra attention to their surroundings following two collisions in the city.
Police responded to a collision in the 100 block of Herring Cove Road, between Punch Bowl Drive and Highfield Street, just before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
They say a 32-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle travelling southbound on Herring Cove Road as she attempted to cross the street.
She suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital.
Police say she was issued a summary offence ticket for crossing a street outside of a crosswalk zone.
A 27-year-old female driver was also issued a summary offence ticket for driving while suspended and having no insurance.
In a separate incident, police responded to the 1500 block of the Bedford Highway shortly after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.
They say a 31-year-old man was crossing the Bedford Highway in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle as it left the Sunnyside Mall parking lot.
He suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.
Police are still investigating the collision and say charges are pending.