As part of our continued focus on pedestrian safety, Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP have committed to releasing a monthly vehicle/pedestrian collision report to provide police and citizens with more contextual information on this issue.
During the month of March, there were 12 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Ten of these took place in HRP jurisdiction and two occurred in RCMP jurisdiction. Year over year, this represents a decrease from the 22 incidents reported in March of 2014
Forty-eight per cent of vehicle/pedestrian collisions reported between January and March of 2015 occurred in crosswalks. Of the 50 pedestrians involved:
- 16 reported no injury
- 24 experienced minor injuries
- 8 experienced moderate injuries
- 2 passed away as a result of the collision
The full monthly report is available online at: