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Complete Kane County, IL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Kane County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Kane County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Kane County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Berrien County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Connect with an experienced Kane County personal injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Sun, 01/15/2017 Car Accident Katherine L. Vusko, 85, dies, one injured in two-vehicle wreck on Route 25 in Carperntersville, Illinois
Sat, 11/05/2016 Car Accident Arthur Stenger, 16, and Elijah Vajgert, 16, killed in collision with commercial vehicle at Meredith Road and Beith Road near Virgil Township, Illinois
Fri, 10/07/2016 Car Accident Child, 9, killed, two children injured in hit-and-run collision on Broadway Avenue in Aurora, Illinois
Mon, 08/22/2016 Drunk Driving Dalton McCreary, 22, struck and killed by alleged drunk driver Christopher O'Neil Tarr, 41, in Aurora, Colorado
Thu, 08/11/2016 Truck Accident Woman injured in crash between car and semi on U.S. 30 in Aurora, Illinois
Sat, 07/02/2016 Motorcycle Accident Susan Desensi, 54, dies in motorcycle crash on Route 20 in Elgin, Illinois
Sun, 06/19/2016 Car Accident Dawa Tamang, 48, killed and one man injured when car crashes into pond near Marshall Avenue in Aurora, Illinois
Sat, 05/21/2016 Motorcycle Accident John A. Peneschi, 49, dies, Vince Cincinello, 29, injured when their motorcycles failed to navigate curve on Brier Hill Road in Hampshire, Illinois
Sun, 04/10/2016 Car Accident Peter Mickle, 93, dies, another injured in two-vehicle wreck on Hankes Road in Sugar Grove, Illinois
Tue, 03/29/2016 Car Accident Jose Quill, 21, dead, Brandon Haller, 24, injured in 2-vehicle collision at Route 31 and Mooseheart Road in North Aurora, Illinois
Fri, 03/25/2016 Car Accident Terri L. Schmidt, 53, dead, six injured when limo flips on Jane Addams Tollway near Elgin, Illinois
Sun, 02/07/2016 Car Accident Obed Cruz-Hernandez, 35, dies when allegedly intoxicated Stephanie Figueroa, 27, crashes car on North Farnsworth Avenue in Aurora, Illinois
Wed, 12/09/2015 Pedestrian Accident Man, 46, dies after vehicle strikes him on Route 31 in Elgin, Illinois
Fri, 12/04/2015 Car Accident Charles D. Siebel Jr., 49, killed, and Cassidy Siebel, 15, injured in crash involving racing drivers at Eola Road and Shenandoah Drive in Aurora, Illinois
Thu, 12/03/2015 Car Accident 1 person critically injured in multi-vehicle crash at Indian Trail and Aurora Avenue in Aurora, Illinois
Wed, 12/02/2015 Car Accident 1 person hospitalized after crash between car and van on Larkin Avenue in Elgin, Illinois
Sat, 11/28/2015 Truck Accident Car driver injured after backing out of driveway on Beith Road and into path of semi truck near Virgil Township, Illinois
Fri, 11/27/2015 Car Accident Charles Males, 63, and Dana Wynn, 24, injured when van runs stop sign, striking SUV on Beith Road at Route 47 in Campton Township, Illinois
Tue, 11/24/2015 Car Accident Woman injured when her car slams into home on Pine Street in Batavia, Illinois
Wed, 11/18/2015 Car Accident Crash reported on Route 20 at Randall Road in Elgin, Illinois