Chicago Teen Killed, Two Friends Injured On Bike Trip

Another tragic bike accident claims the life of three Chicago teens. The Chicago teens were on a spring bicycle trip 320 miles south of Chicago when an 87 year old driver in a minivan crossed the center line on a rural road and struck the three Chicago girls head on. One of the girls was killed and her two Chicago Lab School friends were seriously injured. Police speculate that the elderly driver may have fallen asleep. The bicycle accident happened at 2 PM on Wednesday.

Under Illinois law drivers over 87 years old must renew their license every and must take both the written and road test.