A man died after he was hit by a car while riding a bicycle in the West Englewood neighborhood Monday afternoon.

About 1:30 p.m., Michael Joseph, 59, was riding a bike west in the 1200 block of West 74th Street when a light-colored Chevrolet sedan also traveling west hit him from behind, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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The sedan then drove off west on 74th Street and then north on Loomis, police said.

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Joseph, of the 1400 block of West 71st Place, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 1:46 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

The police Major Accidents Investigations Unit is handling the incident.

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