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Complete Decatur, IL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Decatur result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Decatur 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 Decatur accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after a Decatur 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.

Decatur Police Department;

Decatur Fire & Rescue Department;

Macon County Sheriff’s Office;

Decatur major hospitals include Decatur Memorial Hospital;

Macon County Superior Court;

Decatur real-time traffic report;

Illinois State Insurance Commissioner site.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Decatur 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 crash occurs, a Decatur personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Decatur accident lawyer helps injured victims.


Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type
Wed, 07/05/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Michael Fisher, 53, killed in collision with car at Taylorville Road and Fairview Avenue in Decatur, Illinois
Thu, 06/22/2017 Car Accident At least 1 airlifted following crash on I-72 in Decatur, Illinois
Sat, 06/17/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed in collision with car at Country Club Road and Sycamore Drive in Decatur, Illinois
Mon, 05/15/2017 Car Accident Ava Taliperro, 17 months, dies in head-on crash on Lost Bridge Road in Decatur, Illinois
Mon, 04/24/2017 Motorcycle Accident Dominick A. Caputo, 68, killed and one woman injured in motorcycle collision at Eldorado and Water in Decatur, Illinois
Thu, 04/20/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist injured in collision on North 22nd Street in Decatur, Illinois
Thu, 02/09/2017 Pedestrian Accident 2 tow truck operators hospitalized after hit-and-run driver strikes them on I-72 in Macon County, Illinois
Thu, 02/09/2017 Car Accident Two people injured in collision with hit-and-run driver on Interstate 72 near Decatur, Illinois
Wed, 01/11/2017 Car Accident Man injured in single-vehicle crash on slick Wyckles Road in Decatur, Illinois
Sat, 05/07/2016 Car Accident Kelley E. Wilson, 26, dies, 53-year-old police officer injured when squad car crashes with van in Decatur, Illinois
Mon, 01/18/2016 Drunk Driving Drunk driving suspected after 32-year-old man crashes into car, tree at Forest and Dennis avenues in Decatur, Illinois
Thu, 11/19/2015 Car Accident Dan Gilman, 63, dies in wreck with another vehicle on North Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Decatur, Illinois
Sun, 07/12/2015 Motorcycle Accident Tobey Ashburn, 44, dies in motorcycle crash at Legion Drive and Fairview Avenue in Decatur, Illinois