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 January, there were 21 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents a decrease (-2 incidents) from the 23 incidents reported in December 2016. Year over year, there was a decrease (-1 incident) from the 22 incidents reported in January 2016.
For January 1- 31, 2017, 76 per cent (16 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks. Of the 21 pedestrians involved:
· 8 reported no injury
· 8 experienced minor injuries
· 2 experienced moderate injuries
· 3 did not report their injuries to police
The full monthly report, which includes a summary of the vehicle pedestrian collisions, location by HRP division and RCMP area, pedestrian and driver characteristics, and the summary offence tickets issued, is available online at:
Source: Media Release