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Driver Hits Bicyclist Who Went Through Red Light In Gold Coast, Police Say

The bicyclist was critically wounded and hospitalized early Friday.

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CHICAGO — A bicyclist was hit by a driver early Friday in the Gold Coast, police said.

At 2:20 a.m., a 22-year-old man was riding his bike in the 1000 block of North Michigan Avenue when he went through a red light and an SUV driver hit him, police said.

The man was taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition, police said.

No citations were issued and an investigation was ongoing.