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Complete Tippecanoe County, IN accident reports and news.


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

In Tippecanoe 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 Tippecanoe 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 Tippecanoe 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. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers 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
Tue, 01/10/2017 Car Accident Injuries reported in semi crash caused by object being thrown from overpass on Interstate 65 in Lafayette, Indiana
Sun, 12/25/2016 Car Accident Pedro Pelayo Jr., 33, critically injured in single-vehicle crash on Concord Road in Lafayette, Indiana
Sat, 12/17/2016 Car Accident Candi Lester, 25, critically injured and driver Andrew Harshbarger, 30, charged in car crash on North Ninth Street in Lafayette, Indiana
Thu, 11/24/2016 Car Accident Grant Cottingham, Robert Ashbaugh, and 1 other man critically injured after wrong-way, head-on crash on SR 25 in Tippecanoe, Indiana
Mon, 11/14/2016 Car Accident Mary Jo Turley, 75, killed, and Timothy Ryan, 55, injured in two vehicle crash on State Street and U.S. 231 in West Lafayette, Indiana
Sat, 01/16/2016 Car Accident Paul L. Foster, 69, killed in rear-end car crash with driver Nicholas S. Salem, 24, at US 52 and County Road 975 East in Lafayette, Indiana
Wed, 12/02/2015 Car Accident Stacy Parker, 27, dies in SUV crash near Wea Creek on Lilly Road in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Wed, 09/23/2015 Car Accident Ambulance struck by SUV while responding to call on Mount Comfort Road and CR 500 North in Buck Creek Township, Indiana
Thu, 07/23/2015 Truck Accident Jill Buck, 47, A.J. Buck, 8, Branson Buck, 10, Pankiv Ruslan, 34, and Mikhail Stepanov, 41, killed in multi-vehicle crash involving semi trucks in construction zone on Interstate 65 near Lafayette, Indiana
Mon, 07/20/2015 Car Accident Marion Wright, 43, killed; Marti Farrell, 63, and child, 9, injured in 2-vehicle crash at SR 26 and CR 900 East in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Sat, 07/18/2015 Motorcycle Accident Terry Meadows, 63, dead and girl, 9, injured after motorcycle strikes dog on SR 25 in Lafayette, Indiana
Fri, 07/03/2015 Motorcycle Accident Corey Hood, 32, killed in motorcycle crash on McCarty Lane in Lafayette, Indiana
Fri, 06/26/2015 Car Accident 1 killed, 1 injured in 2-vehicle crash on Haggerty Lane in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Wed, 06/24/2015 Truck Accident Melba Samuels, 80, killed in collision between car and dump truck on Schuyler Avenue in Lafayette, IN
Tue, 03/10/2015 Car Accident Angel Martinez, 22, killed in crash on Interstate 65 between Tippecanoe and White Counties, Indiana
Fri, 03/06/2015 Train Accident Rachael Logan, 34, killed after driving truck into path of train on County Line Road between Fountain and Tippecanoe Counties, IN
Tue, 02/24/2015 Car Accident Charles Notary, 26, Samantha Facemyer, 18, and Christopher Propes, 21, injured when their cars collided on State Road 43 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Thu, 02/19/2015 Truck Accident Tanker dumps 300-400 gallons of fecal matter onto Interstate 65 exit ramp to Indiana Highway 19 in Lafayette
Sun, 10/12/2014 Car Accident Jeffrey Weedon, 52, and his wife, Faye Bridgeforth, 55, injured in a car crash on US 231 in Lafayette, Indiana
Thu, 08/28/2014 Car Accident Man driving SUV was killed in collision with semi truck and had BAC of .29 in Tippecanoe county, IN