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Complete Chicago, IL accident reports and news.

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Accidents in Chicago result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago include:

The University of Chicago Medicine;

Rush University Medical Center;

Swedish Covenant Hospital;

Weiss Memorial Hospital;

Mercy Hospital & Medical Center.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Chicago 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 Chicago injury lawyer helps accident victims.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type
Tue, 01/17/2017 Car Accident Henry Brooks, 41 and two others dead, one critical after violent single-vehicle crash on I-290 near Western in Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 01/16/2017 Bus Accident 4 people injured when SUV collides with CTA bus at South Kedzie Avenue and 79th in south Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 01/11/2017 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist Jezniah Smith, 34, killed in collision at West Division Street and North Sacramento Avenue in Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 01/10/2017 Pedestrian Accident 24-year-old man struck, killed while changing tire on Eisenhower Expressway in Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 01/09/2017 Pedestrian Accident Shadara Sabria Muhammad, 21, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver at 69th and Wentworth in Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 01/08/2017 Pedestrian Accident Male pedestrian killed in collision on South Cicero in Garfield Ridge neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 01/02/2017 Pedestrian Accident Woman killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on West Chicago Avenue in Austin neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 12/22/2016 Car Accident Three people injured in five-vehicle crash at West Division Street and North Orleans Street on Near North Side of Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 12/22/2016 Pedestrian Accident Telesfora A. Escamilla, 84, killed in pedestrian collision with Amazon truck at 28th Street and Drake in Little Village neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 12/21/2016 Car Accident Injuries reported in 5-vehicle crash on Tri-State Tollway in Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 12/14/2016 Car Accident 40-year-old man critically injured when truck hits tree on North Broadway in Uptown Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 12/09/2016 Car Accident One teen killed and one injured in crash following police chase at Kinzie and Kilbourn in West Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 12/06/2016 Car Accident Injuries reported in three-car crash on West 95th Street and South Vincennes Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 12/04/2016 Car Accident Eugene N. Ackerman, 72, and Michael Schaaf, 27, killed in rear-end collision on Dan Ryan Expressway near 43rd Street in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 12/03/2016 Car Accident One person killed and Charlie Gates, 70, charged in wrong-way crash on Chicago Skyway near 92nd Street in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 12/03/2016 Car Accident Deandre Cotton, 27, killed and three seriously injured in single-vehicle rollover on Interstate 94 in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 12/02/2016 Car Accident Five people injured in car collision at West 87th Street and South Holland Road in West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 11/30/2016 Pedestrian Accident Male pedestrian, 59, killed in collision on West Congress in Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 11/20/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Phillip Levato, 23, killed in collision with hit-and-run drive at W Chicago Ave and N LaSalle Blvd on Chicago's Near North Side
Sun, 11/13/2016 Pedestrian Accident Noah Katz, 2, killed in pedestrian collision on Central Avenue in Jefferson Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois