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Bicyclist seriously injured after struck by van in Streeterville

The man, 32, was hit by a Honda van in the 500 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 8:35 p.m., police said.

A bicyclist was seriously injured when he ran a red light and was struck by a van in Streeterville Wednesday night, according to Chicago police.

The man, 32, was hit by a Honda van in the 500 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 8:35 p.m., police said.

He was taken in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

No one else was injured and no citations were issued, according to police.

https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/10/28/22750289/bicyclist-critical...

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From the Chicago Tribune:

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-traffic-crash-stree...

A vehicle struck a bicyclist who was riding against a traffic signal Wednesday night on Grand Avenue at Lake Shore Drive in the Streeterville neighborhood, Chicago police said.

About 8:35 p.m., a 47-year-old woman driving a 2020 Honda van hit a 32-year-old man who was riding his bicycle westbound on Grand Avenue, according to a police notification. The bicyclist did not stop for traffic at a red light, police said.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital by the Chicago Fire Department in critical condition.

No other injuries were reported. The Major Accidents Unit is investigating.

No citations were issued.

Here's Streetsblog's writeup of the case, with quotes from witnesses.

https://chi.streetsblog.org/2021/10/28/man-32-on-bike-suffered-brai...

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