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.
During the month of May, there were 10 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents a decrease (-3 incidents) from the 13 incidents reported in April 2017. Year over year, this represents a slight increase (+1) from the 9 incidents reported in May 2016.
For January 1- May 31, 2017, there have been 84 reported incidents of vehicle/pedestrian collisions, involving 86 pedestrian victims. Of the incidents, 70 per cent (59 incidents) occurred in crosswalks. Of the 86 pedestrians involved:
• 25 reported no injury
• 44 experienced minor injuries
• 7 experienced moderate injuries
• 10 did not report their injuries to police
The full monthly report, which includes a summary of the vehicle pedestrian collisions, location by HRP division and RCMP area, pedestrian and driver characteristics, and the summary offence tickets issued.
Source: Media Release