**** HRP Media Release
May 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 92 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported from January to May 2019 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, 14 involved a bicycle or a scooter. The remaining 78 incidents were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 81 pedestrian victims. This represents a decrease of one incident over the same time period in 2018.
In January to May 2019, 62.8 per cent (49 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks, which is an increase over the 60.75 per cent (48 incidents) reported during this period in 2018.
Of the 81 pedestrians involved in reported collisions in 2019:
- 1 fatality
- 5 experienced major injuries
- 19 experienced moderate injuries
- 28 experienced minor injuries
- 27 experienced no injuries
- 1 unknown
Read the full report