Zion Bicycle Accident At 27th Street and Gabriel Avenue

A Zion bicycle accident led to the bicycle rider suffering significant injuries. This Zion bicycle accident involved a collision between a bicycle and a car.

The collision occurred Thursday (August 13, 2020) evening in the vicinity of 27th Street and Gabriel Avenue.

This Zion bicycle accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the August 14, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Bicyclist suffers ‘significant injuries’ in crash with car in Zion.” An excerpt:

The Zion Fire Rescue Department and Zion Police Department responded around 7:30 p.m. Thursday to the area of 27th Street and Gabriel Avenue for a report of a vehicle crash with injuries.

Zion Police Chief Kirk Henderson said that evidence indicates the driver of a 2015 Cadillac was traveling eastbound on 27th Street and the bicyclist was traveling northbound on Gabriel Avenue.

The bicyclist, a 52-year-old Zion woman, collided with the car in the intersection, which is a four-way intersection controlled by stop signs.

The bicyclist was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of her accident injuries. Those injuries included a head injury and a torso injury. She was in stable condition.

This Zion bicycle accident remains under investigation by the Zion Police Department.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

Bicycle accidents can lead to a variety of accident injuries. Among the most serious injuries are head injuries. Head injuries can range from minor concussions to severe head trauma, which can be life-threatening in nature.

Other common bicycle accident injuries include fractures and abrasions. Various internal injuries can also occur.

For accidents that weren’t the bicyclists fault, injured riders can seek to get injury compensation through the filing of a personal injury lawsuit. There are many compelling reasons for filing a personal injury lawsuit if you have been injured due to the negligence of another person or entity. The reasons for filing a personal injury lawsuit are further discussed on the “Reasons For Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit After An Accident” page.

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