Top 5 most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in the Lower Mainland
Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey crossings saw at least 19 crashes each in 4-year period
It happens every winter: an increase in crashes involving pedestrians in B.C.
More than a third of all collisions involving people on the street happen between October and January. ICBC data shows November has been the worst month for four years in a row.
Nearly 70 per cent of pedestrian-involved crashes — no matter the time of year — happen in intersections. Sixty-one people die every year.
ICBC has broken down which crossroads saw the most crashes between 2013 and 2017.
It found the top five were in Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey.
#1 — East Hastings Street & Main Street (Vancouver)
#2 — Lougheed Highway & North Road (Burnaby)
#3 (tied) — 104 Avenue & King George Boulevard (Surrey)
#3 (tied) — Kingsway & Victoria Drive (Vancouver)
#5 — 128 Street & 96 Avenue (Surrey)
ICBC's data was calculated as of March 31, 2018, and was posted online on Oct. 24, 2018. Casualty crashes include collisions resulting in injury or death.