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Complete Washington D.C. accident reports and news.


Accidents in Washington D.C. result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Washington D.C. crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Washington D.C. accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Resources to help accident victims and their families after a Washington D.C. wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Major hospitals in Washington D.C. include:

George Washington University Hospital; Howard University Hospital; Sibley Memorial Hospital.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Washington D.C. accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal accident occurs, a personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Washington D.C. injury lawyer helps accident victims.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort descending Type
Fri, 07/31/2015 Car Accident Car crashes into U.S. Capitol security barricade at Independence Avenue and New Jersey Avenue Northwest in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 08/26/2015 Truck Accident Overturned truck closes 11th Street bridge in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 09/09/2015 Pedestrian Accident Reginald Rubin Burrell, 64, hit and killed by a bus on Bladensburg Road Northeast in Washington, D.C.
Thu, 09/24/2015 Train Accident 2 injured after VRE train hits construction truck near 14th Street and Maryland Avenue SW in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 09/30/2015 Car Accident Multi-vehicle wreck shuts down 3rd Street Tunnel at 4th Street and New York Avenue Northwest in Washington, D.C.
Mon, 10/12/2015 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist critically injured in collision with D.C. police vehicle at Connecticut Avenue and L Street NW in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 10/13/2015 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian John O. Lindberg, 52, dies after collision with hit-and-run vehicle at Sargent Road NE near Faraday Place NE in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 10/14/2015 Bus Accident 5 Metrobus passengers injured in collision with car at 13th Street and Alabama Avenue SE in Washington, D.C.
Thu, 11/12/2015 Bus Accident No apparent injuries after Metrobus and streetcar collide on H Street in Washington, D.C.
Sat, 11/21/2015 Car Accident Eight people injured in multi-vehicle collision involving police car and taxi on H Street in Washington, D.C.
Sun, 12/27/2015 Car Accident Two adults and two children injured, and Freddie Herndon, 26, arrested after car wreck at Benning Road and 34th Street Northeast in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 01/01/2016 Pedestrian Accident Ian Jerome Butts, 36, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Sophia Palmer, 31, at Minnesota Avenue SE and C Street SE in Washington, D.C.
Sat, 01/09/2016 Car Accident Three adults and one minor injured when SUV crashes into gelato shop on Penn Street in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 01/29/2016 Pedestrian Accident Two children struck by vehicle on Arkansas Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 01/29/2016 Car Accident Three people injured in ambulance crash at 17th and K streets NE in Washington D.C.