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Complete Chicago, IL accident reports and news.


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
Sun, 07/02/2017 Car Accident Katina Runnels, 27, killed when struck by hit-and-run vehicle on West Washington in West Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 07/01/2017 Motorcycle Accident Man killed and woman injured in motorcycle collision on North Kedzie Avenue in East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 06/27/2017 Car Accident Chequita Adams, 27, and off-duty Chicago officer Taylor Clark dead after police pursuit ends in crash on West Roosevelt Road in Lawndale, Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 06/26/2017 Car Accident Alejandra Damian, 21, dies when car crashes at Ontario and Orleans streets in River North, Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 06/25/2017 Train Accident Isaiis Ceja, 17, dies after being struck by Metra Train near West Medill Avenue on Northwest Side Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 06/24/2017 Car Accident Stacy Vaughn,47, killed and one injured when struck by fleeing driver Richard Johnson, 29, on South LaSalle Street in Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 06/23/2017 Car Accident Five people including four police officers injured in collision at West Madison Street and South Sacramento Avenue in East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 06/18/2017 Pedestrian Accident Eric Judge, 23, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on W. Division Street in Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 06/17/2017 Bus Accident Several people injured in crash involving CTA bus at Michigan and Adams in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 06/17/2017 Pedestrian Accident Leroy Torrence, 63, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged drunk driver Deshonnette A. Morrison, 21, on South Ashland in West Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 06/12/2017 Bus Accident 8 injured when school bus and motorcycle collide at 109th Street and Wabash Avenue in Far South Side Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 06/11/2017 Car Accident One person killed and several injured in collision at Cicero and Wellington in Belmont Cragin neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 06/11/2017 Car Accident Six people injured in three-vehicle crash at Chicago Avenue and Sacramento Boulevard in Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 06/07/2017 Car Accident Four adults and four children injured in two-vehicle car collision on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 06/03/2017 Pedestrian Accident Edith Guevara, 58, killed and one person injured when pedestrians struck on sidewalk on West Addison Street in Portage Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois