**** 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