Fatal Aurora Car Crash On Heggs Road Involving SUV Leaving Roadway

Fatal Single-Vehicle Kane County Crash 

There was a fatal Aurora car crash early Thursday (January 25, 2018) evening in Aurora.  The accident occurred on Heggs Road approximately 500 feet north of IL Route 30.

According to police, the crash involved a Hyundai Santa Fe SUV that was driving southbound on Heggs Road, when it crossed into the northbound lanes.  It then left the roadway and struck a tree.  The crash happened just after 6:00 p.m.

The driver had to be extricated from the vehicle.  He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The driver was identified as Joseph Smith, 34, of Aurora.

This traffic accident remains under investigation by the Aurora Police Department’s Traffic Division.

Additional Details Concerning This Fatal Kane County Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Aurora car crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the January 26, 2018 Kane County Connects article titled “Update:  Aurora Man Dies In Single-Car Crash On Heggs Road Near Route 30,” the January 25 Aurora Patch article titled “Aurora Man Dies In One-Car Crash” and the January 26 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man killed in Aurora crash.”


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