Cuba Township Bicycle Accident Injures 13-Year-Old Boy

A Cuba Township bicycle accident occurred early in the morning of Saturday, May 18, 2019. This Cuba Township bicycle accident appears to be a “hit & run” accident in which the vehicle left the accident scene. A 13-year-old boy was injured during the accident and subsequently hospitalized.

An excerpt regarding this Cuba Township bicycle accident, from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release of May 18, 2019 titled “Child Seriously Injured in Hit & Run Traffic Crash“:

Further investigation revealed the boy was likely the victim of a hit-and-run traffic crash which occurred on Route 59, south of Route 22, in Cuba Township.  Preliminary investigation shows the boy was riding his bicycle on Route 59, when struck by an unknown vehicle, between approximately 3:00AM and 3:50AM on May 18th.  An unknown person then provided the boy a ride to his Inverness home.  The boy’s parents woke up, found the boy seriously injured and called 911.  

Due the extent of his accident injuries, the boy was transferred from St. Alexius Hospital to Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. The accident injuries do not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time. However, as seen in many Lake County bicycle accidents summarized on this site, injuries and other harm that results from bicycle accidents often are serious in nature and often require significant, if not substantial medical care. Some of these accidents result in life-threatening injuries that led to bicyclist fatalities.

The accident scene has been identified. This Cuba Township bicycle accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

Those with information about this crash are encouraged to call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 847-549-5200 or Lake County CrimeStoppers at 847-662-2222.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Cuba Township bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.


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