There was a fatal bicycle accident – in which a pedestrian was also struck and injured – late Sunday evening (December 6, 2015) in Chicago’s Lawndale neighborhood.
Details on this fatal bicycle accident – especially its causes – appear limited at this time.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 11:20 p.m., as a 55-year-old man was riding his bicycle near 14th Street and Kostner Avenue. At that time, a sedan struck him, and then struck a nearby 45-year-old pedestrian.
The 55-year-old man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries. He died at the hospital.
The pedestrian was also taken to Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
An excerpt from the December 7, 2015 Chicago Tribune article (with a picture of the badly damaged car) titled “Bicyclist dead, pedestrian hurt in car crash on Lawndale“:
Charges were pending against the driver.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above as well as the December 7 CBS Chicago article (also with a picture of the badly damaged car) titled “Bicyclist Killed, Pedestrian Injured In Lawndale Crash.”
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