These are some of the most dangerous roads in Sheffield for cyclists, based on the number of crashes involving bicycles recorded by South Yorkshire PoliceThese are some of the most dangerous roads in Sheffield for cyclists, based on the number of crashes involving bicycles recorded by South Yorkshire Police
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Sheffield cycling: The 13 most dangerous roads in Sheffield based on number of crashes involving bicycles

The list is based on police data from more than 450 crashes across Sheffield

New data obtained by The Star shows the most dangerous roads for cyclists in Sheffield.

There were more than 450 crashes involving bicycles across Sheffield recorded by police during the three years to the end of June 2023, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

Two of those were fatal, 118 resulted in serious injury, 265 in slight injury and 69 in no injury, according to data supplied by South Yorkshire Police.

The breakdown of those crashes obtained by The Star shows where they occurred, with more than 20 on one road alone and 13 roads in all where there were at least four collisions recorded during the period in question.

Not all collisions will have been reported to police, and South Yorkshire Police pointed out that the figures provided are 'live data', which has not been audited and may well differ from statistics published elsewhere.

One of the most high-profile bike crashes during the period was that involving Sheffield-based TV presenter Dan Walker in February 2023.

He came off his bike and was taken to hospital after being hit by a car on the St Mary's Gate and Hanover Way roundabout, on the city centre outskirts.

The TV star shared photos of his bruised and bloodied face following the crash but he was thankfully not seriously injured.

That crash does not appear to be included in the data supplied by South Yorkshire Police but there were six crashes recorded on St Mary's Gate, two of which resulted in serious injury.

Below are the 13 most dangerous roads for cyclists in Sheffield based on the number of crashes recorded by South Yorkshire Police during the three years ending on June 30, 2023.

The photos used are for illustrative purposes only.

Two of those were fatal, 118 resulted in serious injury, 265 in slight injury and 69 in no injury, according to data supplied by South Yorkshire Police.

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