Driver hits 12-year-old bicyclist in Clarendon Hills
CLARENDON HILLS – Clarendon Hills police officers responded to Middaugh Road and Chicago Avenue after a driver hit a child on a bicycle at 7:43 a.m. Wednesday.
The light turned green for Middaugh Road and a 17-year-old Clarendon Hills driver
turned left from southbound Middaugh to eastbound Chicago Avenue.
A 12-year-old Clarendon Hills resident and Clarendon Hills Middle School student was crossing Chicago on his bike in the crosswalk and was struck by the vehicle, according to a news release from the village of Clarendon Hills.
Bright sunlight to the driver’s front contributed to the accident, according to the release.
The 12-year-old victim was transported to Adventist Hinsdale Hospital with non-life threatening injuries by the Clarendon Hills Fire Department, according to the release.