McHenry County Bicycle Accident
There was a McHenry County bicycle accident on Wednesday (July 30, 2014) in which a bicyclist was struck by a car in Crystal Lake, Illinois.
This bicycle accident happened at approximately 5:00 p.m., at the intersection of Heaven’s Gate and Miller Road.
According to Crystal Lake Police, the accident happened as a man driving a Chevy Trailblazer SUV was heading west on Miller Road and attempted to turn left onto Heaven’s Gate. In doing so, he struck the bicyclist, who was heading east on Miller Road.
The bicyclist was identified as Kevin R. Young, 28, of Arlington Heights. He was taken by an Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Rescue ambulance to Sherman Hospital in Elgin. His injuries, although believed to be serious, were not considered to be life-threatening.
The driver of the SUV was identified as Jacob Regul, 30, of Lake in the Hills. An excerpt from the Arlington Cardinal article of July 31, titled “Arlington Heights Bicyclist Hit By Car, Seriously Injured at Miller Rd and Heaven’s Gate, Crystal Lake“:
Crystal Lake police ticketed Regul for driving with a suspended license and failure to yield when turning left.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this McHenry County bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Arlington Cardinal article seen above, as well as the July 31 Northwest Herald article titled “Lake in the Hills motorist arrested after Crystal Lake crash with bicyclist.”