Bicyclist, 22, struck by vehicle in Gold Coast

He rode through a red light and was struck by a male driving a GMC SUV in the 1000 block of North Michigan Avenue, police said.

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Five people were hospitalized after a two vehicle crash in Portage Park Jan. 4, 2020.

A man riding a bicycle was hospitalized in critical condition Aug. 16, 2019 after he was hit by a vehicle.

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A bicyclist was critically wounded after he was struck by a vehicle Friday in the Gold Coast.

He was riding eastbound about 2:20 a.m. on Oak Street when he failed to stop at a red light and was struck by a male northbound in a GMC SUV in the 1000 block of Michigan Avenue, Chicago police said.

The 22-year-old man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, police said.

No citations were issued, and Chicago police’s major accidents unit is investigating.

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