**** HRP Media Release
April vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics
Halifax Regional Police (HRP) and Halifax District RCMP release a monthly vehicle/pedestrian collision report to provide police and citizens with more contextual information on this issue.
A total of 74 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported from January to April 2019 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, seven involved a bicycle or a scooter. The remaining 67 incidents were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 69 pedestrian victims. This represents an increase of five incidents over the same time period in 2018.
In January to April 2019, 65.7 per cent (44 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks, which is an increase over the 59.7 per cent (37 incidents) reported during this period in 2018.
Of the 69 pedestrians involved in reported collisions in 2019:
- 1 fatality
- 5 experienced major injuries
- 18 experienced moderate injuries
- 20 experienced minor injuries
- 24 experienced no injuries
- 1 unknown
Read the full report