As part of our continued focus on pedestrian safety, Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP have committed to releasing 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 13 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents a slight increase (+4 incidents) from the 9 incidents reported in May 2016. Year over year, there was a slight decrease (-2 incidents) from the 15 incidents reported in June 2015. There is also a slight decrease in the number of incidents (85 incidents) when comparing the period January 1-June 30, 2016 to the same period in 2015 (87 incidents).
For the period January 1-June 30, 2016, 55 per cent (47 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks. Of the 88 pedestrians involved:
* 17 reported no injury
* 45 experienced minor injuries
* 15 experienced moderate injuries
* 3 experienced severe injuries
* 8 did not report their injuries to police
* 0 pedestrian fatalities
The full monthly report is available online at:
Source: Media Release