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Bicyclist almost slammed by errant and impatient driver

Type

Left hook (also a kind of “passed closely”)

Location

Winnemac and Ashland Chicago, IL  United States
Contact: 46th Ward (Cappleman) if northbound, 47th Ward (Pawar) if southbound

What happened

Your story: Black SUV driver was stopped behind car turning northbound on Ashland, I’m riding into the intersection, light is green, driver (2nd in line behind car turning) decides to pull around driver making turn into my path. I hit their back window with my gloved hand. 

Suggested improvements for this location: Bike path markings through intersections.