UPDATE: Man Dies After Crash Monday Near Batavia
One person is dead and another was sent to the hospital. Here are the initial details.
Update: Police Monday afternoon identified the driver who died at the scene of the crash.
A fatal crash occurred Monday morning on Route 25 south of Batavia, police confirmed.
The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash, which happened at about 9 a.m. Jan. 7 on Route 25 near Banbury Road in unincorporated Batavia. This is south of Funway and Bond Drive in Batavia and north of the Fox Valley Country Club.
"One person was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries, and there is one confirmed fatality," the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
Route 25 was closed Monday morning for about two hours between Banbury and Bond while the crash investigation continued. Southbound Route 25 traffic was rerouted onto Bond.
First responders mentioned vehicle entrapment and an overturned vehicle in initial scanner reports. Pictures from the crash scene, included on this page, show emergency crews along the railroad tracks that run across Route 25 in the area.
The Batavia and North Aurora fire departments also responded to the crash.
Further information on the crash was not immediately available. Check this site for more information as it is released from the Kane County Sheriff's Office.
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