**** RCMP / HRP Media Release
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 61 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported from January to March 2019 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, five involved a bicycle or a scooter. The remaining 56 incidents were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 57 pedestrian victims. This represents an increase of one incident over the same time period in 2018.
In January to March 2019, 64.3 per cent (36 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks, which is an increase over the 35 reported during this period in 2018.
Of the 57 pedestrians involved in reported collisions in 2019:
- 1 fatality
- 3 experienced major injuries
- 13 experienced moderate injuries
- 18 experienced minor injuries
- 21 experienced no injuries
- 1 unknown
Read the full report