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September 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.

During the month of September, there were 18 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents an increase of six from the 12 incidents reported in August 2017. Year over year, the number of incidents remained unchanged; there were 18 incidents reported in September 2016.

For January 1- September, 2017, there have been 145 reported incidents of vehicle/pedestrian collisions, an increase of 14 incidents over the same period in 2016, involving 148 pedestrian victims. Of the incidents, 66.21 per cent (96 incidents) occurred in crosswalks. Of the 149 pedestrians involved:
• 46 reported no injury
• 74 experienced minor injuries
• 16 experienced moderate injuries

• 1 experienced severe injuries

• 12 did not report their injuries to police

Read 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.

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Source: Media Release

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