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Woman Injured In Evanston Bicycle Accident

A woman riding a bicycle from her job at Presence St. Francis Hospital was hit by a car that was heading to the hospital’s emergency room on October 29, 2015.

According to Evanston Police, the crash happened at 10:23 p.m. as the woman was riding her bicycle on the sidewalk on the north side of Austin Street.

The woman was identified as a 59-year-old female employee of the hospital.

An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article (with video) of October 30, 2015 titled “Bicyclist was hit by car heading to Evanston hospital ER, police say“:

Evanston Fire Department paramedics were summoned to the scene and moved the injured cyclist to the hospital, Dugan said. He said the woman suffered a compound fracture to her leg and was in stable condition as of Friday.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Cook County bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of articles, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the October 30 Evanston Patch article titled “Hospital Employee Hit By Car Carrying Gunshot Victim.”


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