25-Year Old Man Killed in Bicycle-Car Accident in Woodstock at Routes 14 & 47

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Fatal Crash Investigation Bicyclist vs. Motor Vehicle On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 7:33 pm, the Woodstock Police Department responded to the intersection of S. Eastwood Dr. (IL Rte. 47) and … Continue reading

Bike Lane Opponents Urge Attendance at Barrington Hills Village Board Meeting Monday Night

This message from a group called “Don’t Change Barrington Hills” popped into my email inbox today: MEETING ALERT Barrington Hills Village Board Meeting Date: Monday, July 28, 2014 Time: 6:30 PM Location: Barrington Hills Village Hall The President and Board … Continue reading

Savvy Cycling Course Set for Crystal Lake, Changes in Store for Motorists

With the new emphasis of commuting to work on bicycles and more recreational riding a group of veteran bicyclists have put together a three session course in how to use the roads safely. Eberhard Veit, President of McHenry County Bicycle Advocates, … Continue reading

Little Girl Bicyclist Succumbs to Accident Injuries

I wrote about the large number of police and fire department vehicles speeding past our home on Lake Avenue in Lakewood on Wednesday morning before 8. The Crystal Lake Police Department put out a press release revealed that an 8-year … Continue reading

8-Year Old Crystal Lake Girl in Critical Condition after Colliding with Car on West End

I awoke to Crystal Lake after Crystal Lake Police car speeding noisily past our Lake Avenue home.  Then I think it was a fire engine, also with siren blaring, headed for whatever had happened. We had the windows open in … Continue reading

Bike, ATV Accidents in Western McHenry County

Two western McHenry County accidents are reported by the Sheriff’s Department: Vehicle/Bicycle Accident with Injuries Sheriff Keith Nygren announced today the investigation of a vehicle versus bicycle accident that occurred on August 2, 2010 at approximately 8:00 P.M. at 14910 … Continue reading

FRG Police Seek Help in Finding Hit and Run Motorist Driving Blue Hyundai

They’re looking for a blue Hyundai. Here’s the press release FOX RIVER GROVE POLICE INVESTIGATING HIT AND RUN, PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT INVOLVING A BICYCLIST On 07/11/10 at 12:52 A.M. Fox River Grove Police Department responded to a hit and run … Continue reading