04/06/2012 03:05 pm ET

NYPD Tracking Bike Accidents For Trends

The NYPD will now report bicycle accidents the same way they report car accidents.

On Thursday, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly decided that bicycle crashes should be reported and tracked just like any other accident or crime, the New York Daily News reports.  

The new initiative is designed to track the number of accidents between cyclists and pedestrians.

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