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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

Date Type
Wed, 12/19/2018 Pedestrian Accident Skagway Mayor Monica Adams Carlson, 61, and Cora Louise Adams, 85, killed in pedestrian collision with tour bus on Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.
Sun, 12/09/2018 Car Accident One person killed in crash on Suitland Parkway in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 10/19/2018 Car Accident One person killed and several injured in multi-vehicle collision on South Capitol Street in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 10/19/2018 Car Accident Kevin Thomas, 32, killed and driver Rodney Bell, 42, arrested in collision on South Capitol Street SW in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 06/08/2018 Motorcycle Accident Oren Dorell, 53, killed in motorcycle collision with suspected DUI driver Daryl Grant Alexander, 47, on H Street Northeast in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 05/04/2018 Motorcycle Accident Man killed in motorcycle collision with police vehicle at Fitch Place and Division Avenue NE in Washington, D.C.
Sun, 04/08/2018 Car Accident Three people injured in two-vehicle crash on Clara Barton Parkway in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 03/27/2018 Pedestrian Accident Kenneth Clarke, 19, killed in pedestrian collision on Western Avenue in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 03/09/2018 Car Accident Driver and pedestrian injured in collision involving fire truck on Rhode Island Avenue in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 03/02/2018 Pedestrian Accident Vincent Childs, 42, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged drunk driver Roger Hector Hamilton, 37, on Wheeler Road in Washington, D.C.
Sat, 09/16/2017 Car Accident Talata Williams, 43, killed and three injured in two-vehicle crash at Good Hope Road and Altamont Place, Southeast in Washington, D.C.
Sat, 08/05/2017 Car Accident One person killed and one injured in car crash at gas station at 6th Street and Florida Avenue NE in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 08/02/2017 Pedestrian Accident Firefighter Dane Smothers Jr., 28, critical after ladder truck strikes him at fire on F Street NE in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 06/27/2017 Train Accident Rail workers Stephen Deal, 20, and Jake Lafave, 25, struck, killed by Amtrak train near Union Station in Washington DC
Fri, 06/23/2017 Car Accident One person killed and two injured in fiery multi-car wreck on New York Ave. in Northeast Washington, D.C.