CHICAGO (CBS) — Architect Helmut Jahn, designer of Chicago’s Thompson Center, was killed in a crash with two vehicles while bicycling in Campton Hills Saturday, police said in a statement.
Shortly before 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the crash on Burlington Road at Old Lafox Road.
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Jahn was riding his bicycle north on Old Lafox Road approaching Burlington Road and failed to stop at the posted sign, police said. He was struck by a vehicle heading east on Burlington Road and then struck by a vehicle heading west on Burlington Road.
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Police said Jahn, of St. Charles, was pronounced dead on the scene.
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A driver, Emily Palmisano, of Elburn, was transported to Northwestern Delnor Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A third driver, Howard Knoll, and his passenger, Harriet Knoll were not injured.