There was a fatal bicycle accident Monday night (January 8, 2018) in Mundelein. The accident occurred on Midlothian Road, as the bicyclist was riding southbound with traffic.
The crash occurred at approximately 7:10 p.m., a few blocks from the Mundelein fire station.
An excerpt regarding the accident, quoting Mundelein Deputy Police Chief Don Hansen, as seen in the January 9, 2018 Mundelein Review article titled “85-year-old bicyclist killed in Mundelein crash: police“:
“Witnesses indicate the bicyclist swerved into the lane of traffic somewhat abruptly and the vehicle struck him,” Hansen said.
The bicyclist, identified as Ginzaburo Suzue, 85, of Grayslake, was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries. He later died.
The vehicle that struck Suzue was a pickup truck with a 19-year-old driver.
The accident remains under investigation by the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Lake County bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the January 9 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Bicyclist, 85, killed in Mundelein crash.”
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