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5 worst Winnipeg intersections for crashes

Drivers can expect to see more police and road signs near some of the city's crash prone intersections.
Drivers can expect to see more police and road signs near some of the city's crash prone intersections. Colton Goforth / Global News

WINNIPEG — Drivers can expect to see more police and road signs near some of the city’s crash prone intersections.

Manitoba Public Insurance has crunched the numbers and found the intersection with the most amount of crashes is Leila Avenue and McPhillips Street.

There have been 2,326 collisions at the intersection between 2005 to 2014.

MPI released the top five crash locations at a news event on Thursday:

  1. Leila Avenue & McPhillips Street with 2,326 collisions.
  2. Kenaston Boulevard & McGillivray Road with 2,298 collisions
  3. Kenaston Boulevard & Grant Avenue with 1,747 collisions
  4. Lagimodiere Road & Regent Avenue with 1,700 collisions
  5. Bishop Grandin Boulevard & St. Mary’s Road with 1,546 collisions

In an effort to reduce the number of crashes, MPI is launching a two year pilot project that kicked off Thursday.

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Signs urging people to drive cautiously will be installed at Kenaston/McGillivray and Leila/McPhillips and MPI will cover the cost of special police enforcement for a year at Kenaston/McGillivray and Bishop Grandin/St. Mary’s.