There was a hit & run accident Friday (April 3, 2015) in which a bicyclist was injured in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 1:00 p.m. Friday, and involved a SUV that collided with a man riding on a motorized bicycle in the 1600-block of North Talman Avenue. After the collision, the SUV fled the accident scene.
The collision was captured on a security camera. The SUV is being described as a four-door GMC or Chevrolet with a shattered rear passenger window, as well as damage to the rear passenger door.
The bicyclist was identified as Ricardo Capistran, 26, of Chicago. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries.
An excerpt from the abc7chicago.com April 5, 2015 abc7chicago.com article (with video) titled “Bicyclist critical after Humboldt Park hit-and-run“:
Capistran was critically injured and has a fractured skull and other broken bones, a collapsed lung, and a possible brain injury. He remains in the intensive care unit on a respirator.
Those with information concerning this hit & run accident are asked to contact the Chicago Police Major Accident Investigations unit at 312-745-4521.
Additional details regarding this Chicago hit & run accident can be found in a variety of media sources, including the abc7chicago.com article seen above as well as the April 6, 2015 Chicago Tribune article (with video) titled “Family of bicyclist asks hit-and-run driver of SUV to come forward.”
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