A Green Oaks bicycle accident happened Friday (September 11, 2020) afternoon near Buckley Road (Rt. 137) and Saint Mary’s Road.
Details on this Green Oaks bicycle accident appear limited at this time. The accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the September 14, 2020 Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release titled “Green Oaks Traffic Crash With Injuries.”
On September 11, 2020, at approximately 1:07 PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a traffic crash with injuries in the area of Buckley Road (Rt 137) and Saint Mary’s Road in Green Oaks.
Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located a car versus bicycle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle, a 48 year old man from Round Lake Beach, was traveling west on Buckley Road and struck a bicyclist. The bicyclist, a 48 year old man from Lincolnshire, was riding his bicycle west along the curb. The bicyclist was wearing a helmet.
The bicyclist was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with critical injuries. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with investigators.
This Green Oaks bicycle accident remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Team.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.
As discussed on the “Lake County Bicycle Accidents” page, there are many types of serious injuries that can occur during a bicycle crash. Some of these Lake County crashes have led to fatalities.
Non-fatal injuries often require a significant amount of medical care of various types. Full recovery from such injuries – and the need for no further medical care – varies depending upon many factors.
There are many reasons as to why crashes involving bicyclists occur. Some of the more common reasons – including accidents that occur at intersections – are discussed on the above-mentioned page.
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