Updated on: 3/13/2019
According to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), there were more than 1,800 bicycle accidents in the Seattle area between 2007 and 2011. Injuries from bicycle collisions are usually significant because of the lack of protection that bicyclists are afforded in comparison to motor vehicles.
Below is an interactive map that uses data from SDOT to illustrate the most frequent cites of bicycle accidents in the Seattle area. As you can tell, there are several locations on the map that appear to be high-risk areas for bicyclists in Seattle.
Interactive Map Shows Bicycle Accident Hotspots
You can use the interactive map to view those that could potentially be higher-risk locations for bicycle accidents. If you regularly ride a bicycle to commute for work or other purposes, it is a good idea to have an understanding of some of the intersections that may be more dangerous than others.