Bicycling Accident in Deerfield, Illinois

According to a story in the HighlandParkPatch.com of May 31, a female teenager was struck by an SUV at the intersection of Castelwood Lane and Deerfield Road in Deerfield, Illinois on Friday.  The accident occurred around 10 a.m.

Deerfield Police, the fire department and the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team responded to the scene.

Deerfield Police say the teenager is hospitalized in stable condition;  however, authorities are not releasing specific details about the injuries sustained in the accident.  The victim was transported to Lutheran General Hospital.

The accident shut down both lanes of Deerfield Road for several hours.

Officials are still interviewing witnesses as well as investigating the incident;  they say alcohol was not a factor in the crash.