This Illinois Bicycle Attorneys of Keating Law Offices are saddened to learn of another bicycle fatality in the Chicagoland area. On the afternoon of May 2, 2013 a southbound Toyota Camry collided with a female cyclist who was also traveling southbound on Route 45 north of Grand Avenue in Lake County, IL. The bicyclist was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville where she unfortunately passed away. Tragically, the collision occurred on the victim's 34th birthday.
Details regarding the manner in which the collision occurred have not yet been released. The driver of the Toyota Camry was not injured and voluntarily submitted to toxicology testing. No citations have been issued at the present time, and the accident remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
Attorney Michael Keating of Keating Law Offices gave a presentation in Lake County just last week to the Bicycle Club of Lake County at the club's monthly meeting in Libertyville. The meeting of the Bicycle Club of Lake County discussed the expansive areas of Lake County and the traffic conditions like where this collision occurred.
Access to experienced and compassionate legal representation is very important when a bicyclist is involved in a tragic collision such as this. The attorneys at Keating Law Offices have handled a number of bicycle injury and fatality cases. The attorneys at Keating Law Offices are honored to assist their clients in any way possible to ease the heavy burden of handling an unexpected injury or fatality. Attorney Michael Keating may be reached 7 days per week by calling (312) 208-7702 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim of this collision and her family.