There was a Chicago-area bicycle accident in Lincolnwood on Sunday night, October 3, 2015.
According to Lincolnwood Police, the accident happened at approximately 8:30 p.m., as a woman riding a bicycle eastbound on Pratt Avenue was riding across McCormick Boulevard. She was then hit by a SUV.
At the time of the accident, the bicyclist was riding “against the red light,” according to Lincolnwood Police.
The bicyclist, identified as a 18-year-old woman, was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston for treatment of her accident injuries. She was in critical condition.
An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of October 5, 2015, titled “18-year-old bicyclist in critical condition after Lincolnwood crash“:
“The bicyclist was dressed in dark clothing in dark conditions with limited artificial lighting,” police said.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this bicycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, as well as the October 5 CBS Chicago article titled “18-Year-Old Bicyclist In Critical Condition After Lincolnwood Crash” as well as the October 7 Chicago Tribune article titled “Lincolnwood accident leaves Chicago cyclist in critical condition.”
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