A teenager in Halifax was struck while walking on a marked crosswalk this morning near Citadel High School.

Halifax Regional Police were called to Bell Road around 9a.m.  A 16-year-old boy was crossing the road in a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a vehicle.  He was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police say the driver, a 50-year-old man,  has been charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.