Cyclist sent to hospital after collision in Halifax
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Cyclist sent to hospital after collision in Halifax

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Regional Police are investigating after a cyclist was hit by a car in Halifax’s north end.

It happened around 2:40 p.m. Monday at the corner of Almon and Robie Streets.

Police say the cyclist was traveling east on Almon, when a car traveling in the same direction turned and hit him.

The victim is in his 60s and was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say they’re investigating to determine whether charges are warranted.

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Nova Scotia is not a cyclist safe province, the #2 hwy is a bike route that has a bicycle lane that only goes for a few hundred meters and ends, the roads are to narrow foe cyclists and cars.

May 05, 2015 at 7:44 am

Oddly enough, cyclists think that when a red light is in front of them, then can simply jump up on the sidewalk and weasel their way through the intersection. No wonder they get hit.

May 05, 2015 at 8:54 am