As discussed on the “Chicago Bicycle Accidents” and “Chicago Bicycle Accident Injuries” pages, there can be many causes of bicycle accidents. As seen in the bicycle accidents that are summarized on this site, and there is a broad range of injuries that can result from such accidents. Some of the injuries can be life-threatening in nature.
While many bicycle accidents are caused by other parties – such as motorists – there are other crashes that are the fault of the bicyclist.
There was a bicycle accident in Arlington Heights on Friday (August 17, 2018) morning. The bicyclist suffered various injuries after being hit by a Jeep SUV.
An excerpt from the August 17, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “Bicyclist injured after being struck by SUV in Arlington Heights“:
A bicyclist has serious injuries after he ran a red light and was struck by an SUV Friday morning in Arlington Heights, authorities said.
The 37-year-old man was riding northbound on Wilke Road at 7:05 a.m. and crossing Euclid Avenue against traffic when he was hit by a 2012 Jeep Wrangler, according to Police Sgt. Steve Hudgens.
Among the bicyclist’s injuries were a broken leg. His injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.
Additional details regarding bicycle accidents and their injuries can be seen in the sources 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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