Fatal McHenry County Bicycle Accident
The accident happened as a bicyclist was riding northbound on Route 47 at approximately 7:33 p.m. At that time, the bicyclist was struck by a 2007 Chevy Tahoe in the intersection of Route 47 and Route 14.
An excerpt from the Crystal Lake Patch article of August 16, 2017 titled “Bicyclist Killed In Crash At Route 47, Route 14 Intersection“:
A preliminary investigation shows James was heading north on his bike on Route 47 when he was struck by a 2007 Chevy Tahoe in the intersection of Route 47 and Route 14, according to a news release. The Tahoe was heading east on Route 47 and witnesses said the vehicle had a solid green light at the time of the crash, police said.
According to the McHenry County Coroner, the bicyclist was identified as Robert Amos James, 25, of Woodstock. He was declared dead after being taken to Centegra Hospital in Woodstock.
Another excerpt, regarding the fatal accident injuries:
An autopsy performed on James revealed he died from blunt trauma to the head, chest and abdomen, Majewski said. Toxicology testing is pending.
The crash investigation continues. At this time no citations have been issued in relation to the accident.
Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Bicycle Accident
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal McHenry bike accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Crystal Lake Patch article mentioned above.