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Traffic control employee hit by vehicle in the south end

Halifax Regional Police say the man and the driver of a vehicle trying to leave a hotel parking lot got into an argument
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A Halifax Regional Police vehicle (Meghan Groff/HalifaxToday.ca)

Emergency crews were called to the south end Wednesday morning after a traffic control employee was hit by a vehicle on Hollis Street.

The 39-year-old man was controlling traffic near the entrance of the Westin Nova Scotian.

Halifax Regional Police say the man and the driver of a vehicle trying to leave the hotel parking lot got into an argument.

They say the traffic controller was struck at around 10:30 a.m. when he stepped in front of the vehicle to stop it from exiting the lot.

The man was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say their investigation is still in the early stages.




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