According to preliminary crash investigation findings provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident involved a collision between a 17-year-old Ingleside male riding a bicycle and a SUV.
The collision occurred at Wilson Road and Rollins Road.
An excerpt regarding the crash, as seen in the March 29, 2017 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Teen bicyclist critical following collision with SUV in Ingleside“:
The bicyclist was traveling southbound on Wilson wearing dark-colored, non-reflective clothing about 9:30 p.m., according to Lake County Sheriff spokesman Christopher Covelli. A Chevy Trailblazer driven by a 54-year-old Ingleside man was heading west on Rollins, Covelli added, and the two collided in the intersection of Wilson and Rollins.
The bicyclist was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries, which were considered to be serious injuries. He was reported to be in critical condition as of early Wednesday.
The driver of the SUV was not hurt in the collision.
The fault of the crash does not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time. At this time no traffic citations have been issued.
This bicycle accident remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake County bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Lake County News-Sun article mentioned above, as well as the March 29 Grayslake Patch article titled “Bicyclist Critically Injured After Being Hit by SUV.”
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