The law firm of Zneimer & Zneimer agreed to represent an injured bicyclist who was rear-ended on Western Ave. near Lane Tech High School in Chicago. The driver who struck the bicyclist was a student at Lane Tech High School who told police that he was retrieving his cell phone from the floor of his car when he rear-ended the bicyclist. Fortunately, the bicyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
This bicycle accident shows that even if the bicyclist is very careful, the bicyclist is still at the mercy of drivers who are not paying attention. That is why it is so important to wear protective clothing. A bicycle helmet is a must if one plans to ride on busy roads like Western Ave. in Chicago.