On the same day, Halifax Regional Police launched a safety initiative aimed at curbing the number of pedestrian collisions, another pedestrian was hit.

Police say a woman was struck just before 10 p.m. while in the crosswalk on Quinpool Road near Harvard Street.

The 23-year-old was knocked to the ground, but wasn’t hurt.

Police issued the 66-year-old driver of the car a ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.