Police Investigate Vehicle & Pedestrian Collision

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Police Investigate Vehicle & Pedestrian Collision

At 7:58 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle & pedestrian collision at Young Street / Kempt Road Halifax.​

An adult male was crossing Young Street in a crosswalk and was struck by a pickup truck turning East onto Young Street from Kempt Road.​ The pedestrian sustained life-threating injuries and has been transported to the hospital.​ The driver, an adult male was issued a Summary Offence Ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.​ Investigators with Patrol, Accident Investigation Section and Forensic Identification Section are conducting the investigation, which is in the early stages.​

Traffic Blocked: Traffic is blocked in all directions at Young Street / Kempt Road.​ Traffic will remain blocked for an extended period of time while investigators process the scene. ​

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020.​ Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.

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