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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 ascending Type
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.
Thu, 06/08/2017 Bicycle Accident Two bicycle police officers injured in collision on 18th Street in Adams Morgan area of Washington, D.C.
Wed, 05/17/2017 Pedestrian Accident Xavier Luckey, 6, dies when struck by car on Livingston Road SE in Washington, D.C.
Mon, 04/03/2017 Car Accident Amber Alert canceled after Arieyana Forney, 11, found alive in crashed car in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 03/29/2017 Car Accident Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser with car in Washington, D.C.
Mon, 02/06/2017 Pedestrian Accident Carolyn Ellis, 65, dies when struck in hit-and-run by alleged drunk driver David Phillip Jones on 10th and U Streets in Northwest Washington, D.C.
Sat, 01/07/2017 Car Accident Tyrone Waters, 23, Michael Waters, 34, killed; one critically injured in single-vehicle crash on New York Avenue NE in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 12/27/2016 Pedestrian Accident Jacqueline Cole, 54, killed by hit-and-run driver on 14th Street in Washington, D.C.
Thu, 12/01/2016 Car Accident 10 injured, 1 critically, in 4-car pileup on Route 295 in Washington, D.C.
Mon, 11/28/2016 Car Accident 28-year-old man and 3-year-old child injured when car crashes into liquor store on Georgia Avenue Northwest in Washington, D.C.
Sat, 10/29/2016 Car Accident Kim Moore, 50, killed and several people injured in three-vehicle car collision involving hit-and-run driver on Eastern Avenue in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 10/12/2016 Bus Accident Gen. Mark Milley assists at scene of car-Metrobus crash that killed Tyree Bailey, 19, on Suitland Parkway in Washington, D.C.
Sun, 10/02/2016 Pedestrian Accident Man dies when struck by car on Georgia Avenue in Washington, D.C.
Mon, 09/12/2016 Motorcycle Accident Secret Service officer airlifted after vehicle strikes motorcycle near White House in Washington, D.C.