Chicago cop honored for helping injured bicyclist

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago police officer was honored for saving the life of an injured bicyclist while off duty.

The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation honored Officer Sean Hayes Wednesday as September's Officer of the Month.

He was with his son back in July when he saw the bicyclist in a daze near Damen and Addison. The man had just slammed into an open door of a parked car and suffered a serious wound to his neck.

Officer Hayes said he used a medical kit he kept in his car to keep the bleeding down until paramedics arrived.

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