There was a fatal bicycle accident Wednesday night (November 11, 2015) in Joliet.
Details on the accident – and especially its causes – appear limited at this time.
According to Joliet Police, the accident happened when a man riding a bicycle was struck by a vehicle at E. Washington St. and South Boulder Avenue.
The bicyclist, who died after being taken to Silver Cross Hospital, was identified by the Will County Coroner’s Office as Raul Weeks, 57, of Joliet.
An excerpt from the Joliet Patch article of November 12, 2015, titled “Man Killed While Riding Bicycle In Joliet“:
Police said no tickets were issued at the scene and the incident is still under investigation.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Joliet Patch article mentioned above, as well as the November 12 wjol.com article titled “Joliet Man Struck While Riding Bicycle; Dies At Hospital.”
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