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Chicago Bicyclist Killed in Accident

A Chicago bicyclist was kill last week while on his way home from work. The accident occurred in the Old Town neighborhood of Chicago around 6:30pm when the driver of a vehicle rear-ended the cyclists, throwing him from his bike. Although the biker was wearing a helmet, he suffered a severe leg injury and died an hour later at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The driver, who was reportedly driving drunk at the time of the accident, has been charged with reckless homicide and felony aggravated DUI.

Bike accidents are a very real danger in the City of Chicago. Whether you are a driver or bicyclists, it is important to obey traffic safety rules and be aware of your surroundings at all times when driving or biking. At The Horwitz Law Group we know all too well how the stress of injuries and endless medical bills can make the suffering of a bike accident even worse. If you have been injured in a bike accident, make sure you are able to make a full recovery; without the debt of medical bills. If someone you know has been hit by a vehicle while biking and suffered injuries, make sure they know their rights and seek the assistance of a Chicago Bicycle Accident Attorney.

Call The Horwitz Law Group to discuss your case today, we offer free consultations for new clients (312) 641-9200.



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