June vehicle/pedestrian collision stats

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 104 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported since January 1, 2018. Of the collisions, 17 involved a bicycle. The remaining 87 incidents were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 94 pedestrian victims. This represents a decrease of 17 (16.35%) vehicle/pedestrian collisions over the same time period in 2017.

Eight vehicle/pedestrian collisions were reported in June. Month over month, this represents a decrease of nine incidents from the 17 incidents reported in May 2018. Year over year, there was a decrease of 12 incidents from the 20 incidents reported in June 2017.

For January 1- June 30, 2018, 63.21% (55 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks as compared with 68.26 per cent (71 incidents) reported during this period in 2017.

Of the 94 pedestrians involved in reported collisions in 2018:

  • 2 were fatally injured
  • 3 experienced severe injuries
  • 8 experienced moderate injuries
  • 51 experienced minor injuries
  • 20 experienced no injuries
  • 10 did not report their injuries to police

Read the full report


Source : Media Release

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