Motorcyclist injured in crash
September 20, 2006 (last updated 10:25 p.m.) (WLS) -- A motorcyclist was injured in a crash involving a City of Chicago Streets and Sanitation truck, police said, Wednesday night. Police Supt. Phil Cline saw the accident and called for help.
According to a witness, the motorcycle was headed northbound on Ashland near 25th Street around 8:45 p.m. when the truck pulled out of the garage. The bike t-boned the truck.
The motorcycle rider was thrown from the bike. Supt. Phil Cline reportedly saw the accident and stopped traffic by turning his vehicle to block the road. He also called 911 and waited on the scene for paramedics.
The biker -- who has been identified -- is reportedly in serious to critical condition at Stroger Hospital.
The driver of the truck was not injured.
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