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July vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

**** HRP Media Release

July 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 126 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported from January to July 2019 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, 32 involved a bicycle or a scooter. The remaining 94 incidents were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 98 pedestrian victims. This represents a decrease of two incidents over the same time period in 2018.

In January to July 2019, 60.6 per cent (57 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks, which is a decrease over the 62 per cent (62 incidents) reported during this period in 2018.

Of the 98 pedestrians involved in reported collisions in 2019:

  • 3 fatality
  • 5 experienced major injuries
  • 20 experienced moderate injuries
  • 37 experienced minor injuries
  • 31 experienced no injuries
  • 2 unknown

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