A pickup truck struck a bicyclist Thursday afternoon (October 22, 2015) in Chicago’s Lincoln Park.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at the three-way intersection of Halsted, Fullerton and Lincoln Avenue.
The accident happened at approximately 12:15 p.m., as a man driving a pickup truck made a right-hand turn onto Halsted and in doing so struck a 38-year-old woman riding a bicycle.
An excerpt from the October 23 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Bicyclist struck by pickup in Lincoln Park“:
The woman was knocked off her bike and hit her head on the pavement, police said.
The bicyclist was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment of her accident injuries, which were said to include head and neck injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck received a ticket at the accident scene regarding the accident.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, as well as the October 23, 2015 dnainfo.com article titled “Cyclist, 38, Hit By Pickup Truck at Busy 3-Way Lincoln Park Intersection” and the October 23 Chicago Tribune article titled “Police now say woman on bike was not killed when hit by truck in Lincoln Park.”
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