The woman was riding her bike near Roosevelt Road and Canal Street, when a pickup truck making a turn struck her, according to witnesses. She ended up pinned under the truck, and was having trouble breathing.
Witnesses said a speeding silver sedan struck the cyclist from behind, sending him flying into the air, and then kept going.
The 21-year-old woman was struck while riding her bike at Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue at 10:50 p.m.
A teenage bicyclist had to be airlifted to a northwest suburban hospital after she was hit by a car in Crystal Lake Wednesday evening.
A convicted burglar who also spent time in jail 11 years ago for inebriated driving stands accused of having been under the influence of narcotics when his pickup truck allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist early last fall.
Suleyman Cetin, 91, was riding a bike in the 500 block of Madison Street in Oak Park about 7:56 p.m. when he was hit by a Chevy Impala.
Leonard Ratajczyk, 83, was hit while riding his bike in the 7800 block of West Irving Park Road in the Dunning neighborhood.
A bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a truck in the West Town neighborhood Wednesday morning.
A bicyclist, who was critically injured after being hit by a car more than two weeks ago in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood has died.
A bicyclist was recovering in the hospital Tuesday morning, after he was struck by a Brown Line ‘L’ train on the city’s Northwest Side.