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Chicago Bike Bicycle accidents and injuries statistics

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By Neal B. Strom of Strom & Associates, Ltd. posted in Personal Injury on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

In its 2012 report, the City of Chicago provides the following information as to when bike crashes commonly occur. According to the report,

  • The largest number of injury crashes occurred between 4:00 and 7:00 P.M., but fatalities were highest between 8:00 P.M. and midnight.
  • There were five fatalities between 4:00 and 7:00 P.M., but nine fatalities between 8:00 P.M. and midnight.
  • Approximately half of all crashes occurred during the summer months of June, July and August.
  • Most bicycle crashes occurred during day light hours and in good weather.
  • Sundays accounted for the highest percentage of fatalities, but the fewest percentage of bicycle injury crashes.
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