A cyclist was doored while riding along a busy stretch of Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago earlier this week; and the responding police officer failed to cite the driver but, according to the victim’s attorney, said she might have given the cyclist a ticket for not using the bike lane.
Video surveillance shows the crash, plus what appears to be the driver high-fiving with friends before leaving the scene (after responders arrived). According to Jim Freeman, an attorney with the cycling-advocate firm Freeman Kevenides Law, the officer did not cite the driver or take her information “but told the bicyclist she could give him a ticket for not riding his bicycle in a bicycle lane.”
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