Car Leaves Road And Hits Geneva House On New Year’s Day

Kane County Single-Car Crash

There was a traffic crash Sunday afternoon (January 1, 2017) in Geneva in which a man drove off the road and his car struck a house.

According to Geneva Police, the accident happened as a 2010 Ford Taurus, with two vehicle occupants, were traveling westbound on Sherman Avenue.  While in the 1400 block, the car left the roadway and hit the back of a house.

The driver of the car, identified at this point as a 25-year-old man, was taken to Delnor Hospital in Geneva for medical treatment.  His injuries were considered to be minor injuries, including hand injuries.

An excerpt regarding the cause of the crash, as seen in the January 1, 2017 Daily Herald article titled “Car strikes house in Geneva,” quoting Geneva Police Department Sgt. Jeff Wolf:

“There’s a potential for mechanical issues in the car,” Wolf said. “We don’t think it was driver error.”

This Kane County traffic crash remains under investigation.

Additional Details Regarding This Kane County Car Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Kane County crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the January 2, 2017 Batavia Patch article titled “Driver Injured After Crashing Car Into Geneva Home on New Year’s Day.”


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