There was a bicycle accident last night (October 7, 2014) in Elgin, Illinois.
Details regarding this bicycle accident and its causes appear limited at this time.
The accident happened at approximately 9:00 p.m., as a man – identified only as a 27-year-old Elgin resident – was struck on his bicycle.
An excerpt from the October 8, 2014 couriernews.com article titled “Bicyclist hit by vehicle in Elgin street“:
The unidentified bicyclist was riding across traffic lanes on Summit Street near Hill Street at about 9 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle heading west on Summit, according to a police press release.
The bicyclist was taken to Presence St. Joseph Hospital with injuries considered to be life-threatening.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Courier-News article mentioned above, as well as the October 8 Daily Herald article titled “Bicyclist seriously hurt after hit by car in Elgin.”
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