Elgin Traffic Accident Near Summit Street Leads To Two Fatalities

Fatal Kane County Two-Car Collision There was a double-fatal Elgin traffic accident early Wednesday (March 20, 2019) morning. One driver faces numerous charges, including those related to drunk driving. Another factor in the crash was alleged driving at excessive speed. This fatal Elgin traffic accident is discussed on a variety of media sources, including the …

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Driver Charged With DUI Following Fatal Elgin Car Crash

Kane County Car Crash Leads To DUI Charge There was a fatal car crash Friday afternoon (January 26, 2018) in Elgin.  The driver of the car was later charged with DUI. According to information provided by the Elgin Police Department, the single-car crash happened at approximately 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of Larkin and Highland …

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9-Year-Old Girl Dies After Two-Car Collision In Aurora

Fatal Kane County Car Collision There was a fatal car collision Friday night (October 7, 2016) in Aurora after which a 9-year-old girl died from accident injuries. According to preliminary investigation results from the Aurora Police Department, the two-car collision occurred at approximately 9:10 p.m., as a Toyota minivan was driving northbound on Broadway Avenue, just …

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Man Dies Following Aurora Car Crash

Fatal Kane County Vehicle Crash There was a fatal Kane County vehicle accident early Sunday (February 7, 2016) in Aurora.  The accident involved a car that crashed into a house. According to the Aurora Police Department, a preliminary investigation indicates the accident happened as a car (a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta) that was traveling southbound on …

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SUV Crashes Into Garage In Batavia

Driver Charged With DUI After Kane County Crash There was a car crash in Batavia early Tuesday morning (November 24, 2015) after which the driver was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. According to Batavia Police, the accident happened at approximately 1:30 a.m., as a woman driving a SUV southbound on Prairie ran …

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St. Patrick’s Day Traffic Safety Enforcement Efforts

Drunk Driving Accidents In Kane County Drunk driving accidents in Kane County, as well as throughout Illinois, remain a cause for concern.  The topic is further discussed in the Kane County Drunk Driving Accidents page. Many drunk driving accidents occur during and around major holiday weekends.  As such, enforcement efforts are often targeted around these …

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Drunk Driving In Kane County, Illinois

Drinking While Driving In Illinois And Kane County Accidents caused by intoxicated motorists (DUI) continues to be a problematical issue in Illinois as well as nationally.  According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) 2013 Illinois Crash Facts and Statistics (pdf) report, of the 895 fatal crashes in Illinois in 2013, 33.2% involved alcohol.  Of …

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