Driver Rescued After Car Drives Into Fox River In St. Charles

A car went into the Fox River Monday night (April 17, 2017) in St. Charles.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  There appears to be no official explanation at this time as to why the car drove into the river.

According to the St. Charles Fire Department, first responders went to the crash scene, which was at Pottawatomie Park (801 N. Second Ave.) at 9:38 p.m.

An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of April 18, 2017, titled “Woman pulled from car in St. Charles“:

They found a car in the water with a 26-year-old woman still inside, fire officials said. Police officers went into the water and broke out the rear window of the vehicle to gain access to the driver.

The woman, who was the only vehicle occupant at the time of the accident, was taken to Delnor Hospital in Geneva for medical treatment.

Additional details concerning this DuPage County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above as well as the April 18 Batavia Patch article titled “1 Rescued After Car Plunges Into Fox River.”

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