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ETHS student on bike struck by car

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A 17-year-old Evanston Township High School student was struck by a car shortly before 1 p.m. today as he was riding his bicycle near the south driveway entrance to the school, according to Evanston police.

The biker was riding northbound on Grey Avenue, police said, when he drove across the parkway into the path of a car driven by a 50-year-old woman, who was traveling westbound on Lake Street.

Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said the youth suffered injuries not considered to be life-threatening and was transported to Evanston Hospital for treatment.

Both the biker and the motorist were cited for failure to yield the right of way, Dugan said.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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