Driver ticketed for hitting teen in crosswalk
A 14-year-old boy was struck by a car on Main Rd. in Eastern Passage at 8:28 a.m. He was crossing the road at a marked crosswalk at the time. The elderly female driver of the car was not injured.
The boy has been transported to hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The road was closed for a short time, however, has since re-opened. The driver of the vehicle has been issued a Summary Offence Ticket for Failing to Yield to a Pedestrian in a Crosswalk, which carries a fine of $697.50 and four points.