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Rahm to the rescue: Mayor aids injured bicyclist

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel reportedly ran to the aid of a bicyclist involved in an accident with a semi-truck this morning.
The biker was blindsided by a moving truck on  Milwaukee Avenue around 8:30 a.m.

The accident happened near a coffee spot called Big Shoulders near the intersection of Milwaukee, Chicago and Ogden avenues in West Town.

Emanuel is said to be a local there and stopped by for his morning cup of Joe and he and others, like the coffee shop owner, heard a terrible crash outside.

The fire department who responded to the scene says the mayor lent the back seat of his SUV  to the injured biker. She was on her way to work that morning when she and the truck collided.

Emanuel  and his staff tended to her until rescue crews arrived then it was back to City Hall to start his day.

The woman did not go to the hospital.  She suffered minor injuries.

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4 Comments to “Rahm to the rescue: Mayor aids injured bicyclist”

    Jeff said:
    September 3, 2013 at 9:32 PM

    How is that news at all? It is disgusting how much the news media is sucking up to that guy !

    Cary said:
    September 3, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    Hey, don't knock him. At least he cares about the city and its citizens.

    polly purebread said:
    September 4, 2013 at 10:38 AM

    My Hero!!!!!!!!

    col angus said:
    September 4, 2013 at 2:47 PM

    maybe if he started work before 8:30 this city would not be in the shape it's in!

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