Chicago, IL (November 18, 2019) – A cyclist was killed in a deadly accident on the South Side of Chicago. The incident took place on the morning of Sunday, November 17th, at around 1 a.m. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of Stony Island Ave. and 67th St.
The deceased victim has been identified as Lee Luellen, 40. He was reportedly traveling west on 67th St. when he was struck by a Chevrolet Impala traveling north on Stony Island Ave. Luellen was later taken to Jackson Park Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. No charges have been levied at this time. An investigation into the collision is currently ongoing.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Lee Luellen at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Chicago
Thousands of cyclists are killed in sudden car accidents in the United States each year. An experienced personal injury law firm has likely handled many cases involving bicycle injuries. Bicycle riders often sustain serious injuries after being involved in a crash with a motor vehicle.
Bicyclists have the right to share the road with other drivers. Sadly, many drivers don’t understand this or refuse to follow the rules of the road. In 2015, more than 467,000 people were seriously injured in cycling accidents.
An experienced Illinois bicycle injury lawyer can make all the difference when pursuing lost compensation. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we can provide top-quality legal representation and help you fight for a fair settlement. If you have been unfairly injured in a cycling accident, contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401.
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