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Deadly Week for Chicagoland Bicyclists

Chicago, Illinois was the scene of an SUV bike accident that occurred last Monday. The bicycle accident occurred when a bicyclist was smashed by a car door. Car door bike accidents are more frequent as bikers try to use a cheaper and more efficient modes of travel. Illinois legislation has been passed to crack down on opening door’s in a biker’s path. Sadly the accident became a fatal bike accident when the bicyclist passed away yesterday evening. Another Chicago bicyclist injured this week was hurt by a CTA bus accident. News reports have announced that a wrongful death suit has been filed against the driver of the parked car and the driver who hit the biker. To see the full story & a picture of the scene click here.