Fatal Collision Between Bicyclist And Motorcyclist In Evanston, Illinois

There was a bicycle accident Monday (June 30, 2014) in Evanston, Illinois involving a collision between a bicyclist and motorcyclist.

According to Evanston Police, this bicycle accident happened at approximately 9:00 a.m., in the 600 block of Church Street.  A bicyclist was traveling eastbound in the designated bike lanes, and then crossed the street in mid-block.   As she did so, she was struck by a motorcyclist who was also traveling eastbound.

The bicyclist was identified as Gigi Galich, 55, of Evanston.  She was taken to Evanston Hospital with injuries considered serious, including a head injury.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, she was pronounced dead at 4:13 p.m. on Tuesday.

At the time of the accident, she was wearing a bicycling helmet.

The motorcyclist, identified only as a 27-year-old Chicagoan, was not injured in the collision.

Additional details, possible updates, and remembrances concerning this fatal accident involving a motorcyclist can be seen in a variety of media sources including the July 2, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Evanston librarian dies in accident” as well as the July 2 Evanston Patch.com article titled “Evanston Bicyclist in Motorcycle Crash dies.”


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