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 February, there were 25 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions reported in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, one involved a bicycle. The remaining 24 incidents were vehicle/pedestrian collisions, with 24 pedestrian victims. Month over month, this represents an increase of five incidents from the 19 incidents reported in January and an increase of 3 incidents over the same time period in February 2018.
In January-February 2019, 65 per cent (28 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks, which is an increase over the 25 reported during this period in 2018.
Of the 43 pedestrians involved in reported collisions in 2019:
- 3 experienced major injuries
- 9 experienced moderate injuries
- 14 experienced minor injuries
- 17 experienced no injuries
Read the full report