What Were We Saying?
Chicagoman who rode his bicycle through a busy North Side intersection died Sunday morning when he was struck by an SUV that had a green light, police said.
The crash that killed a 29-year-old bicyclist, whose address was listed in the 1400 block of West Lill Avenue, happened in the 4000 block of North Lincoln Avenue around 9:15 a.m. Sunday. The victim was part of a group of about 40 bicyclists, Chicago Police Officer JoAnn Taylor said. He was pronounced dead at 9:47 a.m. at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
"It looks like the bicyclist may have disregarded some traffic signals," said Taylor, adding that charges are not expected against the driver of the Chevrolet Suburban, which was eastbound on
And a 20 pound bicycle is gong to lose just about every time to a 3,000 pound SUV. Self righteousness isn't going to stop the laws of physics.
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