While riding a bicycle in downtown Chicago has always presented safety challenges, many new factors have likely caused the potential danger in riding a bicycle in downtown Chicago – and in Chicago in general – to increase. Various bicycle accidents have been summarized throughout this site; additionally, various aspects of bicycle accidents and bicycle accident injuries have been discussed in the Chicago Bicycle Accidents and Chicago Bicycle Accident Injuries pages.
Bicycle accidents in Chicago have recently received increased recognition due to a number of high-profile fatal bicycle accidents, many of which appear to not be the fault of the bicyclist. Additionally, there have been a number of bicyclists who have received serious bicycle accident injuries.
The dnainfo.com article of October 18, 2016, titled “Real Life Or ‘Chicago Fire’? Bicyclist Gets Hit Next To Filming Of Show,” mentions a bicycle accident that happened Tuesday (October 18, 2016) in which a delivery bike was struck at Michigan Avenue and Lake Avenue. The accident happened at approximately 3:30 p.m. While the extent of the injuries was not disclosed in the article, the rider was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment of accident injuries.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the dnainfo.com article mentioned above.
Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”
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Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses. To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time. There is no fee for this consultation.