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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Drunk Driver Allegedly Caused Fatal Burr Road Crash

Kane County DUI Crash Drunk driver crashes continue to be a traffic safety issue.  Often, the impairment of the drunk driver leads to a loss of vehicle control, which in turn leads to a crash.  This loss of control is more likely to happen if the vehicle is traveling at excessive speed. In the October …

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Collision Near Batavia On Nelson Lake Road Injures Two Drivers

Kane County “Head-On” Collision There was a “head-on” collision near Batavia Wednesday (October 24, 2018) evening.  Following the crash one driver was charged with a DUI. At the time of the crash, each of the two vehicles involved in the crash only had a driver as the vehicle occupant.  Both of these drivers were injured …

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Aurora DUI Fatal Traffic Accident Involving Minivan And Semi Truck

Kane County DUI Fatal Traffic Accident There was a Aurora DUI fatal traffic accident Wednesday (June 13, 2018) night near the Fox Valley Mall.  The accident involved a collision between a minivan and a semi truck. An excerpt regarding the crash, from the June 14, 2018 Kane County Connects article titled “Update:  Driver Dies After …

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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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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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