Halifax : a pedestrian hit by a car receives a ticket

News 10 December, 2017
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    HALIFAX | A pedestrian who had to go to the hospital after being struck by a car has not been entitled to the leniency of police officers who have given him a ticket, reported Sunday the site HalifaxToday.ca.

    His crime? Not have enabled the fire to pedestrians intended for those who want to cross the street on foot. The man did not press the button for pedestrians at the intersection of the road Mumford and street Leppert, Saturday, around 19h, according to police.

    The authorities have stated that the fire was working well at the time of the accident.

    Following the collision, the man was taken to hospital for injuries that did not put his life in danger.

    According to the Code of the road in Nova Scotia, pedestrians may not engage in a street or a road with a crossing pedestrian without first activate the light signal provided for this purpose.