Police charge drivers in motor vehicle collision

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Police charge drivers in motor vehicle collision

Police have charged two drivers involved in a motor vehicle collision that occurred yesterday in Halifax.

At approximately 10 a.m.​ police responded to a two-vehicle collision that occurred in the southbound lane of Dunbrack Street near the Highway 102 on-ramp. Investigators determined that the driver of a small SUV failed to stop at the intersection and struck a car headed southbound on Dunbrack Street.​

The driver of the SUV was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries. The driver and the four passengers of the car were taken to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Dunbrack Street was closed for approximately two hours while officers conducted the investigation.

The driver of the SUV, a 25-year-old Halifax woman, was issued two summary offence tickets: one for failing to yield when making a left turn and the other for failing to stop at a stop sign.

The driver of the car, a 28-year-old Eastern Passage man, was issued a summary offence ticket for stunting as he was traveling in excess of a 120 kph in a 60 kph zone. He was issued two additional summary offence tickets: one for violating regulations respecting vehicle equipment standards due the condition of the vehicle’s tires and the other for operating a motor vehicle while passengers under the age of 16 were not secured in a prescribed manner in a child restraint system or wearing available seat belts.

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