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Bicyclist Injured In Crash With Motorcycle In Old Irving Park [UPDATED]

By Emma G. Gallegos in News on Jul 29, 2015 2:40PM

A bicyclist was killed injured in a crash with a motorcyclist early this morning in Old Irving Park, authorities say.

The cyclist and motorcyclist collided in the 4300 block of West Addison Street at 4:35 a.m., Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago police spokeswoman, told the Chicago Tribune. The cyclist was pronounced dead after being transported to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. The motorcyclist was taken to Community First Medical Center.

Neither the age nor the gender of either party were available, authorities with the police and medical examiner's office told Chicagoist.

Addison near Milwaukee Avenue was taped off and CTA buses were rerouted following the crash, but Pacheco told Chicagoist that the street was reopened.

This is the third cyclist fatality of the year in Chicago, according to a tally by cycling news site Streetsblog. The other two were both described as hit-and-runs in which vehicles collided with the cyclists and then fled the scene.

UPDATE 5:30 p.m.: Though police initially said the biker died, they are now reporting that the cyclist was revived, according to the Chicago Tribune. Both the bicyclist and motorcyclist are in critical condition, but little other information about their identities were available.