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 June, there were 20 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents twice as many incidents as reported in May 2017. Year over year, this represents an increase of 7 from the 13 incidents reported in June 2016.
For January 1- June 30, 2017, there have been 104 reported incidents of vehicle/pedestrian collisions, involving 106 pedestrian victims. Of the incidents, 68 per cent (71 incidents) occurred in crosswalks. Of the 106 pedestrians involved:
• 28 reported no injury
• 57 experienced minor injuries
• 10 experienced moderate injuries
• 1 experienced severe injuries
• 10 did not report their injuries to police
Read 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.
Source: Media Release