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 in this collision near Batavia.

The crash happened at approximately 6:00 p.m. as a Toyota heading northbound on Nelson Lake Road entered the opposing (southbound) lanes and hit an Audi.

An excerpt regarding the driver of the Toyota, identified as Kari A. Brand, from the October 25 Daily Herald article titled “Two hurt in head-on DUI crash near Batavia that prompted airlift“:

Kari A. Brand, 23, of the 200 block of Planters Row, Geneva, was charged with driving under the influence and driving in the wrong lane in the crash, which closed a stretch of the road, according to Pat Gengler, chief deputy for the Kane County sheriff’s office.

Both drivers were injured.  Brand was flown to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for treatment of her accident injuries.  Her injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening.  The driver the Audi, identified as a 46-year-old woman from Sugar Grove, was taken to Delnor Hospital in Geneva for treatment of her injuries.  Her injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

Additional Details Regarding This Collision Near Batavia

Additional details and possible updates concerning this “head-on” collision near Batavia can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the October 25 Kane County Chronicle article titled “Two-car accident shuts down Nelson Lake Road.”


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