Kane County High-Speed Crash
There was a high-speed car crash Thursday (October 17, 2019) night in Aurora that injured four people. Two of these people were critically injured. This high-speed car crash allegedly involved a suspect who was fleeing from Aurora Police. The accident scene was at Route 25 (Aurora Avenue) and Sullivan Road.
This high-speed car crash is discussed in a number of media sources, including the October 18, 2019 Kane County Connects post titled “High Speed Car Crash On Route 25…“
Just after 10:20 p.m. on Thursday, Aurora police officers were called to theft in progress, at the Walmart, in the 2900 block of Kirk Road. While officers were responding to the store, an APD officer spotted a vehicle that matched the description of the suspect’s vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.
The officer tried to follow the car but lost sight of it a short time later. About two minutes later, officers were notified that the suspect’s vehicle slammed into a car, with three people inside of it, at the intersection of Aurora Avenue and Sullivan Road.
Two people were airlifted in extremely critical condition to a Chicago area hospital. Another person is in serious condition at an Aurora area hospital. The suspect was transported to an Aurora area hospital where he was later airlifted to a Chicago area hospital.
Aurora police requested the Kane County Major Crimes Task Force to the scene of the incident to conduct an investigation. They were assisted by members of Aurora Police’s Traffic Division to reconstruct the accident.
Additional Details Regarding This High-Speed Car Crash
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Aurora high-speed car crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the source mentioned above.
Driving at excessive speed can have many adverse consequences should an accident occur. Discussion of why driving at excessive speeds not only increases the risk of a crash but also increases the odds of serious accident injuries can be found on the “Speed As A Cause Of Accidents Including Those Causing Serious Injuries” page. As mentioned on that page, there have been many Kane County serious accidents involving motorists who were driving at excessive speeds prior to crashing.
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