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Complete Black Hawk County, IA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Black Hawk County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Black Hawk 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 Black Hawk 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.
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After a Black Hawk 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.
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Most recent accident reports
A single vehicle rollover crash sent a Cedar Falls teen to the hospital Friday evening.
The Black Hawk County Sheriff's office says it happened around 4:30 p.m. about four miles west of Dunkerton on E. Dunkerton Road.
A Waterloo crash killed a Garwin man and injured another.
Emergency workers rushed to the intersection of West 6th Street and Commercial Street at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
A crash involving at least 5 vehicles slowed down traffic in Waterloo Monday morning.
Waterloo Police say the accident happened on the Highway 218 overpass over W 4th Street around 6:40 Monday morning.