Driver Dies Following South Elgin Single-Car Crash

Fatal Car Collision In Kane County

There was a fatal car crash Tuesday (February 7, 2017) in South Elgin.  A 20-year-old man died from accident injuries after the collision.

The crash happened Tuesday afternoon.  First responders went to the accident scene at 1:26 p.m. The crash was on North Randall Road, just to the north of Silver Glen Road.

The accident involved a 2006 Lexus crashing into a utility pole after a loss of vehicle control.  At the time of the crash, roads were said to be somewhat “slick.”

The driver, identified as Austin King, 20, of St. Charles, had to be extricated from the vehicle.  He was then taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin for treatment of his accident injuries.  He died later that night.

An excerpt from the Batavia Patch article of February 8, 2017, titled “St. Charles Man, 20, Dies After South Elgin Crash“:

King died of blunt force trauma, according to a preliminary ruling from the Kane County Coroner.

This fatal Kane County accident remains under investigation.

Additional Details Regarding This Kane County Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal South Elgin crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Batavia Patch article mentioned above as well as the February 7, 2017 Daily Herald article (with crash scene photo) titled “Man in critical condition after South Elgin crash.”


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