**** HRP Media Release
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.