Bicyclist Fatally Hit By Dump Truck In West Loop

There was a fatal Chicago bicycle accident Thursday (August 9, 2018) in the West Loop.

According to Chicago Police, the accident occurred at approximately 7:10 a.m. as the bicyclist, a 39-year-old woman, was riding north on Halsted.  At Madison, she was struck by a dump truck that was making a right-hand turn.

The bicyclist was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.  She was later identified as Angela Park, 39, of Chicago.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 9, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Cyclist dies after being hit by truck in West Loop” as well as the August 9 NBC Chicago article titled “Cyclist Dies After Being Hit by Truck in West Loop:  Police.”

[Additional discussion of bicycle accidents – including common reasons for these accidents, as well as accident types and types of injuries –  can be found on the “Chicago Bicycle Accidents” and “Chicago Bicycle Accident Injuries” pages.]


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