Map: Minneapolis bike crashes 2009-2013

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We attached cameras to Janne Flisrand's bike and asked her to show us how she navigates hot spot intersections in Minneapolis, Minn. The intersections have among the highest numbers of crashes involving bicycles based on crash data from 2009-2013.
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An analysis of bicycle crash data in Minnesota's largest city reveals several intersections that are among the most dangerous for bicyclists.

Since 2009, records show there have been approximately 1,400 crashes involving bicycles in Minneapolis, at least seven of which resulted in fatalities. The total number also includes 44 bicycle crashes reported to the University of Minnesota Police during the same five-year period.

The data show that congested intersections are among the top spots for crashes to occur.

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Between 2009 and 2013, records show there have been approximately 1,400 crashes involving bicycles in Minneapolis, at least seven of which resulted in fatalities.
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Bicycle crashes in Minneapolis 2009-2013

An analysis of bicycle crash data in Minnesota's largest city reveals several intersections that are among the most dangerous for bicyclists. Between 2009 and 2013, records show there have been approximately 1,400 crashes involving bicycles in Minneapolis, at least seven of which resulted in fatalities. Source: Minneapolis Police Department and University of Minnesota Police Department.

For cyclists in Mpls., trouble spots a cause for concern