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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, 05/14/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed in single-vehicle crash on Edens Expressway on Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 05/12/2017 Pedestrian Accident One woman killed and one arrested in intentional collision on S. May Street in Far South Side of Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 05/08/2017 Pedestrian Accident Man fatally struck by truck near O’Hare Airport in Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 05/07/2017 Bus Accident Bernard “Bee” Chapman, 27, Ashley Moore, 25, Tycika Fairley, 22, and Erica Williams, 23, killed, several injured in collision involving bus on W. Madison Street in Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 05/06/2017 Car Accident Two people injured when car crash causes vehicle to strike building on South Indiana Avenue in Bronzeville area of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 04/30/2017 Car Accident Allen Kenngott killed, 2 injured In 6-vehicle chain-reaction crash on Tri-State Tollway in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 04/28/2017 Car Accident Tevin J. Jones-Rogers, 18, killed and one injured in car crash following shooting and police chase at 127th and Throop Street on South Side of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 04/23/2017 Bus Accident Three people injured in collision involving bus at E. 95th St. and S. Stony Island Ave. in Calumet Heights area of Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 04/20/2017 Car Accident Woman injured in collision with hit-and-run driver at 117th Place and Lowe in West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 04/19/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian critically injured in collision with hit-and-run driver on S. Pulaski Road in West Elsdon neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 04/16/2017 Car Accident Several people injured in head-on collision on Lake Shore Drive on South Side of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 04/15/2017 Car Accident Several people injured in two-vehicle crash on Dan Ryan Expressway in Greater Grand Crossing area of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 04/09/2017 Car Accident One person injured and one cited after hit-and-run collision on North Hudson Avenue in Old Town area of Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 04/07/2017 Truck Accident Four people injured in collision involving tractor trailer on Bishop Ford Freeway in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 03/25/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Augustin Arroyo, 56, killed in collision with semi truck on W. Cermak Road in Chinatown neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois