There was a fatal bicycle accident Sunday night (November 8, 2015) in Oak Brook.
According to the Oak Brook Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of Route 83 and 16th Street just before 6:00 p.m.
An excerpt from the November 9, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Bicyclist killed in crash near OakBrook Center“:
Police said the cyclist disobeyed a red light and was struck by a vehicle, according to initial driver and witness statements.
The man riding the bicycle was identified as Pedro Jimenez, 43, of Lombard. According to the DuPage County Coroner’s Office, he was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
The driver of the vehicle that struck Jimenez was identified only as a man in his 50s from Westmont.
This fatal bicycle accident remains under investigation.
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 November 9 Daily Herald article titled “Bicyclist struck, killed in Oak Brook.”
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