Fatal bike crash

Local News

COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — One man is dead after a being hit while riding his bike.

The crash happened at Illinois Route 16 on County Road 1600 East just after 7pm on Monday. 

A single car traveling eastbound hit the bicyclist who failed to stop at a stop sign.  The victim was wearing dark colored clothing and had no lights on his bike.  

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.  The crash remains under investigation.

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