Pilsen / UIC

RedEye Neighborhoods




Pilsen / UIC

Cops: Bicyclist killed in Pilsen hit-and-run

Cops: Bicyclist killed in Pilsen hit-and-run

(Tribune file photo)

Sad news from Pilsen this morning, from the Tribune:

A bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-and-run collision with a car this morning in the city’s Pilsen neighborhood, police said. A suspect was in custody.

The crash happened about 12:50 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 18th Street, police said.

The victim, a 30-year-old man, was riding his bike when the car driving east on 18th Street struck him and fled the scene, said Officer Ron Gaines, a police spokesman.

The unidentified bicyclist was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The car’s driver was found a short time later and taken into custody, Gaines said.

Read more: Cops: Bicyclist killed in Pilsen hit-and-run, suspect held – redeyechicago.com.


2 Responses to Cops: Bicyclist killed in Pilsen hit-and-run

  1. Pingback: Pilsen / UIC: RedEye Neighborhoods - Man charged with DUI in fatal bicyclist hit-and-run

  2. Pingback: Pilsen / UIC: RedEye Neighborhoods - New bike lanes for 18th Street in Chicago

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

What do YOU think?

RedEye Neighborhoods are community-driven, and we're always on the lookout for more local news freelancers and opinion writers. Interested? Great! E-mail us.

Working for tips! Send us one