Man Struck By Car In Sugar Grove Accident

Man Struck By Car In Kane County

There was a accident Wednesday morning (December 16, 2015) in which a car struck a man in Sugar Grove.

According to Sugar Grove Police, the accident happened at 9:30 a.m., as a man was attempting to push his apparently disabled vehicle on Galena Boulevard, where it goes over Route 56.  As the man was attempting to push his 2010 Toyota Yaris from the westbound lanes, he was struck from behind by a man driving a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu.

The man struck, identified as a 20-year-old man from Aurora, was flown to to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was described as having “traumatic injuries” and to be in critical condition after the accident.

An excerpt from the December 16, 2015 Kane County Chronicle article titled “Police:  Sugar Grove crash victim in critical condition“:

Jorge Espinosa, 18, of the 500 block of Wingpointe Drive, Aurora, was driving the Malibu, Rollins said.

Police cited Espinosa for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and not having a valid driver’s license, Rollins said.

Additional Details Regarding This Kane County Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Sugar Grove accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Kane County Chronicle article mentioned above, as well as the December 17 Aurora Beacon-News article titled “Aurora man airlifted in critical condition after Sugar Grove crash.”


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