Source: An 11-year-old boy died Monday, five days after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle a block away from his Northwest Side home. Christopher Fonseca, of the 1900 block of North Lawndale Avenue, was riding his bicycle when a vehicle struck him in the 1900 block of North Ridgeway Avenue, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. He was hit by a vehicle at 12:01 p.m. on June 20, and initially taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien said. The driver remained at the scene. The 11-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital at 2:23 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. Police could not immediately say if charges or citations were filed in connection with the collision.
Crash time: between noon and 2:59 p.m.
Land use: Suburban
Road type: Collector
Where on the road the collision happened: Road
Collision type: Don't Know
Vehicle type: Don't Know
At crash time driver was: Operating the Vehicle in Careless or Inattentive Manner
SourcesSource: News Report
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Legal StatusLegal status: No charges filed
Against: Against Driver
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