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.
There were 56 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions reported in January – March 31, 2018. Of the 56 collisions 2 involved a bicycle while the remaining 54 were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 58 pedestrian victims.
During the month of March, there were 15 vehicle/pedestrian reported collisions. Month over month, this represents a decrease (6 incidents) from the 21 incidents reported in February 2018. Year over year, there was an decrease (6 incidents) from the 21 incidents reported in March 2017.
For January 1- March 31, 2018, 63 per cent (34 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks.
Of the 58 pedestrians involved:
- 2 were fatally injured
- 1 experienced severe injuries
- 4 experienced moderate injuries
- 33 experienced minor injuries
- 8 experienced no injuries
- 10 did not report their injuries to police
Read the full report.
Source: Media Release