Car Crash Resulting In Car Driving Into Elgin Retention Pond

Kane County Car Crash Into Retention Pond

There was an Elgin car crash early this morning (December 7, 2017) in which a car left the roadway and drove into a retention pond.

First responders went to the accident scene, near the intersection of Randall Road and College Green, at approximately 5:30 a.m.

An excerpt from the Kane County Connects article of December 7, 2017, titled “Driver Safe After Car Crashes Into Pond Along Randall Road“:

A 19-year-old driver is safe after her vehicle plunged into a retention pond near the intersection of Randall Road and College Green, according to police, fire and media reports.


The vehicle, identified by ABC news and other media sources as a Volkswagen, traveled off the road, hit a light pole and rolled into the water at around 5:30 a.m. A dive team was still on the scene as of 7 a.m.

WLS reported that the driver has been charged with driving under the influence.

Additional Details Regarding This Kane County Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the December 7 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Car drives into retention pond in Elgin.”


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