Elburn man dies in single-car accident

By on January 13, 2012

Kaneville Township—An Elburn man died following a single-vehicle accident on Monday in unincorporated Kaneville Township.

According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Department, Amien Swift, 42, of the 2S200 block of Route 47 in Elburn, was driving a 2001 Toyota SUV east on Lasher Road approximately one-quarter mile west of Harter Road when the vehicle failed to navigate a curve in the roadway.

The vehicle left the road on the south side of Lasher Road and rolled several times before coming to a rest on its top. At some point the vehicle caught on fire. The driver, who was the sole occupant, was not able to get out of the vehicle and died at the scene.

Police from the Kane County Sheriff’s Department were called to the scene at approximately 8:20 p.m., and an investigation into the accident continues.