Chicago injury lawyers at Abels & Annes have entered into an agreement to represent an Illinois woman who was injured recently in a bike accident on the North Side of Chicago. The crash took place at Chicago Ave. & Sangamon. The plaintiff was bicycling eastbound on Chicago when the defendant who, was westbound, failed to yield while turning left and hit our client.
The bicyclist was taken by ambulance to Illinois Masonic Medical Center. There she was treated for multiple injuries and lacerations. She has since followed up for treatment with a medical doctor.
As warm weather arrives in Illinois, Chicagoans are again riding, and the Chicago bicycle accident attorneys at Abels & Annes are receiving more and more phone calls regarding accidents. Drivers in the Chicago area, especially when Downtown, need to be on the lookout for bike riders.
For good safety tips for both drivers and bicyclists, visit the Illinois Secretary of State‘s website. The site has a “tips for motorists” section that specifically mentions the dangers of left turns and that drivers need to look out for bikes and let them pass before making the turn.
If you have been injured in a Chicago area bike accident, contact Abels & Annes for a free consultation at (312) 924-7575.