**** HRP Media Release
June 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 107 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported from January to June 2019 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, 22 involved a bicycle or a scooter. The remaining 85 incidents were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 88 pedestrian victims. This represents a decrease of four incident over the same time period in 2018.
In January to June 2019, 62.35 per cent (53 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks, which is a decrease over the 61.79 per cent (55 incidents) reported during this period in 2018.
Of the 88 pedestrians involved in reported collisions in 2019:
- 1 fatality
- 5 experienced major injuries
- 20 experienced moderate injuries
- 31 experienced minor injuries
- 29 experienced no injuries
- 2 unknown