McHenry County Bicycling Accident
There was a McHenry County bicycling accident today (April 2, 2014) in Crystal Lake.
This bicycling accident involved a 17-year-old girl that was riding a bicycle that was hit by a 20-year-old woman driving a Lexus. The accident happened at approximately 5:50 p.m., at the intersection of Ackman Road and Westport Ridge.
An excerpt from the April 2, 2014 Daily Herald article titled “Bicyclist hit by car in Crystal Lake” :
Police say a 2006 Lexus driven by Emily Schlimm, 20, of Lakewood, was heading east on Ackman Road when it struck a 17-year-old girl who was bicycling south on Westport Ridge. The bicyclist rode through the intersection and into the path of the vehicle, which had the right of way, police said.
During the course of the accident, the girl was thrown onto the pavement and her bicycle was run over by the car.
Although the girl’s injuries were not considered to be life-threatening, she was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge by a “Flight for Life” helicopter.
The driver of the Lexus was not injured.
Various Sources And Updates For This McHenry County Bicycling Accident
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake County bicycling accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the April 2, 2014 CBS Chicago article titled “Teen Girl On Bicycle Hit By Car In Crystal Lake.”