Bicyclist Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash with Black SUV on Shermer Rd, Niles


Police and firefighter/paramedics from Niles responded about 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2023 to a report of a hit-and-run crash at the intersection of Sherman Road and Hamilton Drive in Niles.

Police officers arrived and discovered that a bicyclist was injured when he was hit by a hit and run driver. The bicyclist was treated and transported by Niles fire department paramedics to Lutheran general hospital with injuries that initially appear to be non-life-threatening.

The police investigation revealed that a 63-year-old male bicyclist, was traveling northbound on Sherman Road, when he was struck from behind by Ed, the driver of a black SUV type vehicle that was also traveling northbound on Sherman Road.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Niles Police Department Vesta geisha’s division at 847–588–6570.

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