Paresh Dinesh Chhatrala dies after fatal Chicago West Loop bicycle-car crash – Saturday, April 16, 2022

Chicago West Loop bicycle-car crash death of Paresh Dinesh Chhatrala – Obituary

On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, bicyclist Paresh Dinesh Chhatrala died after being hit in the West Loop. He died as a result of injuries received in a bicycle-car collision on Saturday, April 16, 2022.

A bicyclist died at Stroger Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

The collision occurred at 10:10 p.m. when a motorist drove into oncoming traffic, striking a bike at Madison and Peoria streets, according to police. The motorist attempted to flee, driving several blocks with the victim’s bike wedged beneath her car before bystanders stopped her, according to authorities.

Courtney Bertucci, 30, of Joliet, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as driving without insurance and failing to show care to a pedestrian on the highway.

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