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March 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.

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.

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Source: Media Release

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