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Complete Jo Daviess County, IL accident reports and news.


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

In Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess 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.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Fri, 01/13/2017 Car Accident Robert Breed, 67, dead in fiery single-vehicle crash on US Route 20 in Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Thu, 11/10/2016 Car Accident Tracey L. Schmitz, 43, Susan J. Upmann, 61, and Carol J. Anderson, 67, killed, and one child injured in collision on E. Stagecoach Trail near Warren, Illinois
Sat, 09/17/2016 Pedestrian Accident Alex Boelk, 17, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on North Pea Ridge Road near Scales Mound, Illinois
Thu, 05/05/2016 Car Accident Jordan Duerr, 17, killed in collision with semi truck driver by Neil A. Dudley, 64, on U.S. 20 in East Dubuque, Illinois
Sat, 01/16/2016 Car Accident Haylee O. Hovis, 22, Scott L. Link, 26, and 1-year-old baby girl killed in collision on Illinois Route 84 in Hanover, Illinois
Mon, 12/14/2015 Car Accident Ashley Holme, 18, and two others hospitalized in suspected drunk driving collision at U.S. 20 and South Evans Road in Stockton, Illinois
Thu, 05/21/2015 Car Accident Raymond Anger, 68, Walter Mercer, 61, Robert Fosdick, 83, and Patricia Fosdick, 85, killed, and Rhonda Mercer, 63, injured in head-on crash on Route 20 near Galena, Illinois
Sat, 05/02/2015 Car Accident Drivers Laura Hoppman, 32 and Matthew McHugh, 42 collided and injured passengers in both car near Highway 20 and North Main St. in East Dubuque, Illinois
Wed, 03/11/2015 Car Accident David O’Donnell, 57, killed after rollover crash on West Stagecoach Trail in Jo Daviess County, IL
Tue, 03/10/2015 Car Accident 15-year-old male airlifted after car strikes tree in on N. Badger Road in East Dubuque, Illionois
Thu, 09/11/2014 Car Accident Fatima Syeda, 35, injured in rollover crash on US 20 in East Dubuque, IL