Streamwood, IL (February 23, 2020) – A cyclist was seriously injured while attempting to cross the street in Streamwood, Illinois on Saturday night, February 22nd. Initial reports revealed that the driver of a Toyota struck an adult bicycle rider near the intersection of Illinois Route 59 and Schaumburg Road at 11:46 p.m. Paramedics arrived at the scene to assist the injured cyclist.
The cyclist was transported to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois with serious injuries. The 43-year-old driver of the Toyota was uninjured and the sole passenger of the vehicle. No citations have been filed at this time.
The Streamwood Police Department is currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Bicycle Accidents
Bicycling is a great way to commute to work and a fun form of exercise. Sadly, bicycling can also be dangerous, especially in congested urban areas. Statistics show that nearly 52,000 cyclists were injured nationwide in 2008 alone.
2,912 bicycle crashes in Illinois resulted in injuries in just 2011. These collisions overwhelmingly impact those under the age of 15. Injured parties may be able to recover lost compensation after a crash.
An experienced Illinois personal injury lawyer can help you recover following a serious collision. The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has successfully helped past clients obtain multi-million-dollar settlements. Call our law offices at 312-386-7683 to talk more about your case.
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