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Most Dangerous Intersections for Bicyclists in San Francisco

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San Francisco is home to nearly 900,000 people inside an area less than 50 square miles. To say that the area is dense with people is an understatement. In a city this crowded, it’s extremely difficult to own a car let alone get from point A to point B in rush hour traffic. Commuting to and from work has become so difficult, that many people have become bicycling commuters in addition to the people who bike for recreation. However, if you’re ready to take to the streets on two wheels, take a look at the most dangerous intersections for bicyclists in San Francisco.

The following data was reported by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency in their 2012 – 2015 collisions data. Use the information presented in this article, along with the accompanying infographic and Google map to review

Here are the 9 Most Dangerous Intersections for Bikers in San Francisco

#1 Most Dangerous Intersection for Bicyclists in San Francisco: Market Street & Octavia Blvd.
From 2012 – 2015 there were 15 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection. With traffic coming off the 101 and intersecting Market Street at an angle, it makes visibility difficult among drivers and cyclists.

#2 – 5th Street & Market: There were 12 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection.
#3 – 17th St & Mission Street: There were 9 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection.
#4 – Guerrero Street & Market Street: There were 9 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection.
#5 – 14th Street & Valencia Street: There were 8 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection.
#6 – 6th Street & Folsom Street: There were 8 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection.
#7 – Grove Street & Hyde Street: There were 8 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection.
#8 – Fell Street & Masonic Avenue: There were 8 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection.
#9 – Market Street & Valencia Street: There were 8 vehicle collisions that caused injuries at this intersection.

Call a Local San Francisco Lawyer if You or a Family Member is Injured While on a Bicycle

Boone Callaway has been a cyclist, and bike accident lawyer in San Francisco for over 20 years and has recovered millions of dollars in client compensation for personal injury matters. Mr. Callaway is a Super Lawyer, AV Rated and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Call Callaway & Wolf today at 415-541-0300 to schedule a consultation regarding your matter, and get your questions answered today.

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infographic for most dangerous bike intersections in San Francisco

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