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Most dangerous junctions for Cambridge cyclists revealed
Thursday 29 Mar 2012
The junction linking Lensfield Road, Trumpington Street and The Fen Causeway, has been judged the worst in the city, with 36 crashes between 2005 and 2010 involving cyclists and vehicles.
Most of the worst offenders in the top 10 table are in the south-east of the city.
Kevin O'Sullivan, Levenes Cycle Injury Partner said: “Cambridge is a wonderful cycling template for other towns and cities to follow, but there are still junctions where cyclists need to take particular care and where road engineers might need to revisit their designs .This list will help both Cambridge road user and planner alike.”
The figures are based on Department for Transport accident figures from between 2005 and 2010.
The worst 10 junctions for cycle crashes:
1. Lensfield Rd/Trumpington St/The Fen Causeway -36 accidents
2. Queen Edith's Way/Fendon Rd/Hills Road Triangle - 34
3. East Rd/Mill Rd - 31
4. Lensfield Rd/Hills Rd - 30
5. Maids Causeway/Victoria Ave/Jesus Lane Roundabout - 27
6. Castle St/Northampton St/Chesterton Ln - 26
7. Hills Rd/Cherry Hinton Rd - 23
8. Milton Rd/Elizabeth Way Roundabout - 23
9. Emmanuel St/St Andrews St/Downing St - 20
10. Perne Rd/Radegund Rd/Birdwood Roundabout - 15
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