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Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accident Statistics

With gas prices bumping higher and higher each week, many Chicagoans turn to their bike for transportation, health, and fun. Chicago’s investment in protected bike paths, racks, and parking areas near public transport has given us a national reputation for being one of the best big cities for bicycling. While this is an achievement to be proud of, the statistics show that Chicago still has...
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Chicago Car-Related Cyclist Fatalities and Bike Accidents On the Rise

A stop sign was added at the beginning of May to a Chicago intersection on the city’s Northwest Side where a 22-year-old bicyclist was killed in a hit and run. Neighbors had been requesting action from the city to slow traffic and prevent accidents. As reported in a May 2022 article in The Chicago Tribune, the young bicyclist was killed after being struck by a...
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Chicago Bicyclist Run Over By Truck On Northwest Side

On Tuesday, June 23, a city of Chicago truck driver reportedly ran over a bicyclist on the city’s Northwest Side at the intersection of Milwaukee and Belmont avenues in the Avondale neighborhood, trapping her under the vehicle. The truck driver and bicyclist reportedly were making right turns when the driver hit the cyclist and dragged her for several feet until witnesses yelled at the truck...
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Chicago Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Many families turn to Clifford Law Offices after a loved one is the victim of a traumatic bicycle accident. Although nothing can bring back losses, our bicycle accident lawyers can help victims and the families of victims receive the compensation to which they are entitled. According to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, "A total of 817 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in...
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While Chicago is a Haven for Bikes, Drivers Still Cause Accidents

Chicago is a premier location for bicyclists. In fact, Chicago has become the best bicycling city in the United States, according to Bicycling.com's biannual ranking of American cities. The reasons for this ranking are many. On its website, the City of Chicago states that it has more than 200 miles of bike lanes and bike trails. As a result, the city is accessible for bicyclists...
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