There is current chatter that a Chicago Police Bicycle Patrol Officer is down at State and Monroe St. 4:30pm 9-6-16. He was hit by a SUV while responding to a fight. The Bicycle Patrol officer was trying to reach the scene promptly while traveling against traffic. His condition is currently unknown.
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Should the driver be at fault since the police officer was wearing dark clothing? Police on bicycles should wear yellow reflective vests.
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The officers in the photos about this story (ABC7 and DNAinfo) were not wearing those yellow tops.