Bicyclist Dies in Hit-and-Run Crash at Deerfield Rd and Piccadilly Rd, Highland Park


Police, firefighters and paramedics from Highland Park responded about 12:37 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2023 to a report of a hit-and-run crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist at Deerfield Road and Piccadilly Road in Highland Park. A female bicyclist, approximately 40 years-old, died at the scene.

The female victim was discovered unresponsive next to a blue bicycle and a bike helmet. CPR was administered at the scene.

Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rodkin Rotering posted a news update on her Facebook page at 3:13 PM …

The bicyclist was severely injured and the offending vehicle left the scene prior to emergency services’ arrival. The victim was transported to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville where she succumbed to her injuries.

The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team and Highland Park Police Department are actively investigating. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Highland Park Police Department at 847.432.7730 or [email protected].

More information will follow as it becomes available. Sending our deepest condolences to the family of the bicyclist.

Nancy Rodkin Rotering (Facebook)

Deerfield Road was blocked in both directions between Carriage Way and Ridge Road during an extended crash investigation. Deerfield Road was congested west to Waukegan Road.

Deerfield Road was re-opened about 4:20 p.m. Friday.

The Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County were assigned to the scene to assist Highland Park Police Department with the investigation. Individuals with information regarding this incident are asked to please call the Highland Park public safety non-emergency line 847.432.7730.



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