WINNIPEG — More than 9,000 collisions happened over the last five years at the city’s top 10 collision prone intersections.
According to MPI, 9,058 collisions took place between 2010 and the end of 2014. That equals out to nearly five collisions a day.
Map showing top 10 intersections for collisions in Winnipeg, click dots for details:
More than a quarter of these collisions, 2,401 or 27 per cent, happened on Bishop Grandin, some resulting in fatalities. Bishop Grandin is a part of number 5, 6 and 8 on the top ten list.
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Two young women were killed and three others were injured, two critically after a 17-year-old female ran a red light at Bishop Grandin and St. Mary’s Road in 2010. A 17-year-old female entered guilty pleas to two counts of criminal negligence causing death and two counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm while impaired driving charges were dropped.
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Two 11-year-old girls were struck and seriously hurt while walking to school at Bishop Grandin and St. Anne’s Road in 2013.
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Another 25 per cent or 2,226 of the crashes happened on Kenaston Boulevard. The intersections to watch out for on Kenaston are McGillvray Boulevard coming in at number 2, and Grant Avenue following at number 3.
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Top 10 list: 2010-2014
- Leila Avenue and McPhilips Street1,319Kenaston Boulevard and McGillvray Boulevard1,265Grant Avenue and Kenaston Boulevard961Lagimodiere Boulevard and Regent Avenue W956Bishop Grandin Boulevard and St. Mary’s Road876Bishop Grandin Boulevard and St. Anne’s Road806Archibald Street and Marion Street763Bishop Grandin Boulevard and Waverley Street719Portage Avenue and St James Street701Portage Avenue and Moray Street692