Head On Collisions In Kane County And The Severity Of Accident Injuries

Head On Collisions In Kane County

Head on collisions are among the most traumatic types of vehicle crashes. While there are various reasons as to why such head on crashes occur, often it occurs after one vehicle crosses the center line. If there are is an oncoming vehicle, various conditions may lead to a frontal crash involving both vehicles. As discussed on the “‘Head-On Collisions’ In Kane County And Their Causes” page, these crashes are often very physically traumatic to vehicle occupants and serious injuries often occur. As seen on the Kane County head on crashes listed on that page, these injuries are often life-threatening in nature, and fatalities routinely result.

Among Kane County head on collisions was one that occurred early Saturday (November 9, 2019) morning on Rural Route 38. This collision involved a Honda and semi truck. Life-threatening injuries resulted to the driver of the Honda. The accident is under investigation by the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the November 11 Kane County Connects post titled “Car vs. Semi Crash With Life-Threatening Injuries On Rural Route 38.” An excerpt:

According to a Sheriff’s Office news release, deputies responded at around 5:25 a.m. Saturday to a report of a traffic crash with injuries on IL Route 38 near the intersection of Watson Road in unincorporated Virgil Township.

The initial investigation indicates that a Honda was traveling east on Route 38 and for an unknown reason crossed the center line and was struck head on by a Freightliner semi-trailer truck that was traveling west.

The driver of the Honda was flown to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford. The injuries were considered to be potentially life-threatening in nature.

The driver of the semi truck was not injured during the crash.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team.

Additional Details Concerning This Collision

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Kane County head on collision can be seen in the source mentioned above.


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