Ill. officer, bicyclist recovering after crash


By Dennis Sullivan
Special to the Tribune

JOLIET, Ill. — A Joliet police supervisor and a bicyclist remained hospitalized Monday following a collision at Illinois Highway 53 and Patterson Road shortly after midnight Saturday, officials said.

The bicyclist, Cedric Bacon, 53, who had been staying at a Joliet homeless center, was recovering from surgery at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood for internal injuries and a broken leg. The supervisor, whom Police Chief Fred Hayes declined to identify, was being treated for facial and head injuries at Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet.

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