Update: Bicyclist Struck At Busy Lincoln Park Intersection Thursday
By Chicagoist_Guest in News on Oct 23, 2015 3:04PM
The intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Halsted Street, via Google Streetview.
Updated Monday, Oct. 26: Original reports said the cyclist was fatally struck by a car at a three-way intersection in Lincoln Park Thursday, but police are now reporting that the woman survived the collision. She was talking and in "stable condition" after the crash, police told the Tribune.
The woman was near the intersection of Lincoln Avenue, Fullerton Parkway and Halsted Street around 12:30 p.m. when she was hit by a car turning right on Fullerton, authorities told the Tribune.
The driver was cited at the scene. The Chicago Police Major Accident Investigation Unit is investigating.
There have been at least four cyclist fatalities in Chicago so far this year, according to Streetsblog Chicago. According to a 2014 report from the Governors Highway Safety Association, Illinois ranked fifth in the nation in bicycle fatalities from 2010 to 2012 and cyclists over the age of 20 accounted for 84 percent of cycling deaths in 2012, up significantly from 21 percent in 1975.