A bicyclist was killed in an apparent hit-and-run Friday afternoon in north suburban Highland Park, according to the city’s mayor. About 12:40 p.m., police and fire officials responded to the intersection of Deerfield and Piccadilly roads for a bicyclist struck by a vehicle, Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering said on Facebook. The bicyclist was taken to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, where she died, the mayor said. Her name wasn’t immediately released.
The striking vehicle left the scene, according to Rotering. Deerfield Road reopened hours after the crash. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact police at 847-432-7730 or email@example.com. Other Sources: Highland Park police said a bicyclist has died after being a struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run Friday afternoon.
Police said they were called to the intersection of Deerfield Road and Piccadilly Road for reports of a bicyclist struck by a vehicle. They found the cyclist severely injured, and that the vehicle had fled the scene.= The victim was taken to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville where she died, police said. An investigation by the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team and Highland Park police is ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call either group of law enforcement.