An Evanston bicyclist is in critical condition with a head injury after she collided with a motorcycle Monday morning, according to police.
The bicyclist, a 55-year-old Evanston woman, was traveling eastbound in the bike lane along Church Street, when she crossed into the path of the motorcycle, also traveling eastbound, at about 9 a.m. Monday, June 30, in the 600 block of Church Street, between Orrington and Chicago Avenues, according to an Evanston Police news release.
The bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was taken by paramedics to Evanston Hospital with serious injuries, including a head injury that required surgery, the release stated. The motorcyclist, a 27-year-old Chicago man, was not hurt, the release added.
Police said a witness saw the bicyclist cross Church Street, and the motorcyclist was not cited after a preliminary investigation.