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 10 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Month over month, this represents a decrease (-7 incidents) from the 17 incidents reported in February 2016. Year over year, there was a slight decrease (-2 incidents) from the 12 incidents reported in March 2015. There is no change in the number of incidents (50 incidents) when comparing the period January 1-March 31, 2016 to the same period in 2015.
For the period January 1-March 31, 2016, 54 per cent (27 incidents) of vehicle/pedestrian collisions occurred in crosswalks. Of the 50 pedestrians involved:
- 6 reported no injury
- 28 experienced minor injuries
- 7 experienced moderate injuries
- 2 experienced severe injuries
- 7 did not report their injuries to police
The full monthly report is available online at: