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Woman with life-threatening injuries after being hit in crosswalk, teenage driver arrested

Halifax Regional Police say the woman is now in hospital, with the 18-year-old driver in police custody.

Halifax Regional Police.

Staff / Metro Halifax

Halifax Regional Police.

A woman has what are believed to be life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk.

Halifax Regional Police Const. Dianne Penfound said a woman in her 40s was crossing at a marked crosswalk in the 560 block of Herring Cove Road in Spryfield when she was hit by an on-coming car.

Penfound said the woman has been taken to hospital by paramedics and the driver - an 18-year-old man - is now in police custody.

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