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August vehicle/pedestrian collision stats

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.

During the month of August, there were 12 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents an increase of 1 from the 11 incidents reported in July 2017. Year over year, the number of incidents remained unchanged; there were 12 incidents reported in August 2016.

For January 1- August 31, 2017, there have been 127 reported incidents of vehicle/pedestrian collisions, involving 131 pedestrian victims. Of the incidents, 66.93 per cent (85 incidents) occurred in crosswalks. Of the 131 pedestrians involved:
• 35 reported no injury
• 69 experienced minor injuries
• 16 experienced moderate injuries

• 1 experienced severe injuries

• 10 did not report their injuries to police

Full report : https://www.halifax.ca/sites/default/files/documents/fire-police/police/August%202017%20VehPed%20Report.pdf

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Source: Media Release

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