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.
Sixty-six vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported since January 1, 2018. Of the 66 collisions, four involved a bicycle while the remaining 62 were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 68 pedestrian victims.
In April, seven vehicle/pedestrian collisions were reported. Month over month, this represents a decrease of eight incidents from the 15 incidents reported in March 2018. Year over year, there was an decrease of six incidents from the 13 incidents reported in April 2017.
For January 1- April 30, 2018, 60 per cent (37 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks. Year over year this represents a decrease from the 69 per cent (51 incidents) reported during this period in 2017.
Of the 68 pedestrians involved:
- 2 were fatally injured
- 3 experienced severe injuries
- 5 experienced moderate injuries
- 35 experienced minor injuries
- 13 experienced no injuries
- 10 did not report their injuries to police
Read the full report.
Source: Media Release