Bicycle Accident In Glendale Heights

There was a bicycle accident Tuesday afternoon (January 12, 2016) in Glendale Heights.

According to Glendale Heights Police, the accident happened at approximately 2:30 p.m. on the 600 block of North Avenue.  According to the indications of a preliminary investigation, the collision happened when a westbound Toyota van, traveling on the shoulder, struck a bicyclist who was traveling eastbound on the shoulder.

The bicyclist, identified as a 29-year-old man from Glen Ellyn, suffered “severe injuries” in the accident and was taken to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for treatment of his accident injuries.

An excerpt from the Daily Herald article of January 12, 2016, titled “Bicyclist sustains severe injuries after being struck by van in Glendale Heights“:

The Glendale Heights Police Department, DuPage County sheriff’s office and the Glenside Fire District responded to the collision.

The Glendale Heights Police Department’s accident investigators and evidence technicians are working with the DuPage County sheriff’s office to investigate the collision.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this DuPage County bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the January 13 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “Glen Ellyn bicyclist injured after being hit by van in Glendale Heights.”

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