Pedestrian-vehicle collision on Barrington halts rush-hour traffic

A man was sent to hospital after he was struck by a vehicle on a busy Halifax street on Tuesday.

Halifax Regional Police say they were called to the collision on Barrington Street between Sackville Street and Spring Garden Road just before 5:50 p.m.

Police say the pedestrian was sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The section of road was closed for 30 minutes as police conducted their investigation, but has since reopened.

Officers could be seen at the scene taking statements from witnesses and diverting buses and other motorists from the area.

The cause of the collision currently remains unclear.

Police say they will release further details as they become available.

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