As part of our continued focus on pedestrian safety, Halifax Regional Police 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 November, there were 25 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents a decrease (-2 incidents) from the 27 incidents reported in October 2016. Year over year, there was an increase (+3 incidents) from the 22 incidents reported in November 2015. There is also a slight increase in the number of incidents (183 incidents) when comparing January 1-November 30, 2016 to the same period in 2015 (176 incidents).
For January 1- November 30, 2016, 61 per cent (112 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks. Of the 191 pedestrians involved:
· 59 reported no injury
· 94 experienced minor injuries
· 21 experienced moderate injuries
· 5 experienced severe injuries
· 12 did not report their injuries to police
· 0 pedestrian fatalities
The full monthly report is available online at:
Source: Media Release