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Complete Macon County, IL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Macon County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Macon County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Macon County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Macon County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Connect with an experienced Macon County personal injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 01/11/2017 Car Accident Man injured in single-vehicle crash on slick Wyckles Road in Decatur, Illinois
Mon, 01/09/2017 Car Accident Two vehicle wreck reported on 85th Street and Sefton Road in Macon County, 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, 04/11/2016 Other Type of Accident Two teens critically injured in crash between ATV and car at Oakley Road and Sheet Roads in Oakley Township, 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
Wed, 12/02/2015 Truck Accident Austin Brandenburg, 18, killed, 20-year-old critical in head-on crash between Jeep and semi on Illinois Route 105 in Macon County
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
Thu, 10/08/2015 Car Accident 1 injured, 1 arrested after hit-and-run crash on Greenswitch Road in Macon County, Illinois
Thu, 08/06/2015 Car Accident Justin Baker, 34, killed, and two people injured in head-on crash on Andrews Street Road in Macon County, Illinois
Tue, 07/21/2015 Car Accident 3 seriously injured in single vehicle rollover wreck on Route 121 and Lincoln Memorial Parkway in Warrensburg, Illinois
Sun, 07/12/2015 Motorcycle Accident Tobey Ashburn, 44, dies in motorcycle crash at Legion Drive and Fairview Avenue in Decatur, Illinois
Tue, 07/07/2015 Car Accident Robert Doty, 47, and Jonathan Franklin, 22, killed in fiery 2-vehicle crash on Route 121 in Macon County, Illinois
Tue, 04/07/2015 Car Accident Blake Gilliam, 21, dies after vehicle crashes into pond at Bearsdale and Pershing roads in Macon County, Illinois