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 November, there were 39 vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax. Thirty seven of these took place in HRP jurisdiction and two occurred in RCMP jurisdiction. Year over year, this represents a marked increased from the 24 incidents reported in November 2013.
Sixty per cent of vehicle/pedestrian collisions reported from January 1 to November 30 occurred in crosswalks. Of the 229 pedestrians involved:
- 73 reported no injury
- 113 experienced minor injuries
- 27 experienced moderate injuries
- 9 had serious injuries
- 3 injuries were unknown
- 4 passed away as a result of the collision
The full monthly report is available online at: