Who Crashed Into What—A Roundup of Geneva Accident Reports

The following information was supplied by the Geneva Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Here's a list of accidents collected from Geneva Police Department files.


Accident at Keslinger and Peck Road—The passenger side of a Ford Explorer driven by Brenda Meisinger, 56, of Geneva collided with the front of a Chevrolet Caprice driven by Matthew Drury, 20, of Geneva around 5:20 p.m. Nov. 6 at the intersection of Keslinger Road and Peck Road, reports said. Meisinger was transported to Delnor Hospital by Medic 251, and Drury refused treatment. More than $1,500 damage was done to any one person’s vehicle. Meisinger was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and has a court date of Dec. 18. She also was issued a warning notice for failure to yield turning left.

Accident on East Fabyan Parkway—The front of a Chevrolet Malibu driven by Thomas Fitzpatrick, 77, of Batavia collided with the rear of a Chevrolet Silverado driven by Ivan Rodewald, 52, of Batavia around 3:28 p.m. Nov. 7 in the 0-99 block of East Fabyan Parkway about 500 feet west of Batavia Avenue (Route 31), reports said. More than $1,500 damage was done to any one person’s vehicle. 

Accident at Kaneville Road and South Randall Road—The front of a Chrysler Cirrus driven by Inez Tyler, 82, of Geneva collided with the rear of a Ford Focus driven by Gretchen Gilbert, 25, of Geneva around 8:45 p.m. Nov. 11 at the intersection of Kaneville Road and South Randall Road, reports said. More than $1,500 damage was done to any one person’s vehicle.

One-Car Accident on Bent Tree Drive—The undercarriage of a Ford Taurus driven by Ernest Pent, 21, of Aurora sustained more than $1,500 damage when it struck a raised concrete island while southbound on Bent Tree Drive, Geneva police reports said. Pent told police he was distracted while changing the radio station.

Accident on East State Street—The front of a Peterbilt Tractor driven by Sergio Esquivel, 35, of Harvard collided with the rear of a Mazda Miata driven by Brian Barker, 31, of Geneva around 8:15 a.m. Nov. 1 in the 1400 block of East State Street abour 40 feet west of Kirk Road, reports said. More than $1,500 damage was done to any one vehicle. Esquivel was issued a warning notice for driving too closely.


Patch reports on law enforcement activity in Geneva, using information provided by official agencies. Persons charged with a crime, or issued a citation for violation of a local ordinance, are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you or a family member are charged with a crime or cited for a violation, and the charge or citation is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify Geneva editor Rick Nagel at rickn@patch.com and we will do follow-up reporting on the case.


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