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HRP Release January Vehicle / Pedestrian Accident Report

As part of our continued focus on pedestrian safety, Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP have committed to releasing a monthly vehicle/pedestrian collision report to provide police and citizens with more contextual information on this issue.
 
During the month of January, there were 23 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents a decrease from the 32 incidents reported in December 2015. Year over year, there was a slight decrease (-1 incident) from the 24 incidents reported in January 2015.
 
Over fifty-two per cent (12 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions in January occurred in crosswalks compared to 41 per cent (10 incidents) for January 2015. Of the 23 pedestrians involved:
 
•             2 reported no injury
•             17 experienced minor injuries
•             2 experienced moderate injuries
•             2 did not report their injuries to police
 
The full monthly report is available online at:
http://www.halifax.ca/police/documents/January2016VehPedReport.pdf

Source: Media Releaseimage001

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