Traffic would have been heavy. You'd have sensed impatient driving and taken quieter routes where possible. But, as you know, there's no avoiding the five-ways intersection. You'd have stopped alongside a skip lorry and waited. When the lights turned green you'd have pushed off, trying to gain ground. Unaware, the driver would have steered left. You'd have heard the lorry's chains clanking, just before you and your bike were crushed.
Thankfully, Colin, self-isolation has kept you indoors. Coronavirus has saved your life.