There are many bicycle accidents that happen in Chicago on an ongoing basis. In the last few months, several high-profile fatal Chicago bicycle accidents have occurred, which has heightened recognition of the issue of Chicago bicycling safety.
On this site, many Chicago and Chicago area bicycle accidents have been summarized. As well, additional discussion concerning various facets of bicycle accidents is seen on the “Chicago Bicycle Accidents” page and the “Chicago Bicycle Accident Injuries” page.
The dnainfo.com article of October 24, 2016, titled “Cyclist Thrown Into Pickup Truck After Yet Another Crash On Milwaukee Avenue” discusses two recent Chicago bicycle accidents. The first happened on Milwaukee Avenue on October 7, and involved a bicyclist colliding with a pedestrian. The bicyclist was taken to a hospital for treatment of accident injuries that included a shoulder and leg injury.
Another previous bicycle accident – that also happened on Milwaukee Avenue near Milwaukee and Sacramento Avenues in the Logan Square neighborhood – is also mentioned. In that car-bicycle collision, the bicyclist was thrown onto the hood of the car.
Additional details can be seen in the sources mentioned above.
Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”
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