CHICAGO — Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash along Lake Shore Drive on Monday evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Fire officials say a woman fell off of her bike after she was hit by a driver who allegedly lost control of their vehicle, struck the pavement, and crossed into the bike path in the 5400 block of North Lake Shore Drive.
The crash, which involved a Toyota Prius being driven by a 29-year-old woman, left the cyclists bike mangled and the vehicle’s front end badly damaged.
According to fire officials and police, the driver of the vehicle and the 54-year-old woman who was riding the bicycle along the bike path were taken to the hospital.
Fire officials and police say the 54-year-old woman suffered a fractured leg and arm and was admitted in serious condition. The 29-year-old driver suffered neck and back pain and was admitted in good condition.
Authorities have not yet identified anyone involved.