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By the numbers: collisions involving cyclists in Ottawa

The death of 23-year-old Nusrat Jahan while she was biking on Laurier Avenue's segregated bike lane is raising questions about cycling safety in Ottawa. Here's some of the latest data.

The death of 23-year-old Nusrat Jahan while she was biking on Laurier Avenue's segregated bike lane is raising questions about cycling safety in Ottawa.

Ottawa police have not yet compiled the data on cycling collisions from 2015 to present. The statistics on 2015 will be released in the fall.

In the meantime, CBC News has compiled this map of cycling collisions that have been reported by police, paramedics and in our news and traffic reports in 2016.

Click on the data points for additional information about each collision.

On mobile? View the map here.

Some collisions may be missing from this map since it is based on news releases and social media reports by officials. If you know of something we missed, email us.

The City of Ottawa has published statistics on the 1,524 cycling collisions that happened between 2010 and 2014. Almost one per cent of them were fatal.

Here are some of the highlights.

On mobile? View the infographic here.

*City reports say there were nine deaths from collision involving cyclists. A review of CBC News reports from the time suggests there were 10.

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