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Wichita-Hutchinson, KS Plus - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Wichita - The largest city in Kansas and home of nearly 8,000 traffic accidents in 2013

Known fondly as the "The Air Capital of the World," Wichita is a hub of culture, media and commerce. It's home to several universitites and boasts Kansas's largest airport. The major roadways in Wichita include:

Hutchinson, the largest city and county seat in Reno County, is located on the Arkansas River. It has been home to salt mines since 1887, thus its nickname of "Salt City".

For up-to-date information about roadways and conditions, visit the Kansas Department of Transportation website. And to find out about current weather conditions in the Wichita-Hutchinson area, go to Accuweather.

Links to recent accidents in the Wichita-Hutchinson area

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Wichita:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Wichita, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking.

Many accident victims would like a free copy of the traffic collision report which may give the following information:

  • the date, time of day, and street location of the collision;
  • the weather conditions at the time of the crash;
  • the names and addresses of all drivers;
  • the insurance company of each driver;
  • a diagram detailing the crash scene;
  • the name and badge number of the law enforcement officers who responded to the accident.

If you were injured in a crash with an at-fault driver, you can request a free copy of the Kansas traffic collision report here.

If you know someone who has been injured in a Wichita or Hutchinson accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Wichita and Hutchinson grief support information for accident victims

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. To learn more, follow the links to Wichita grief support organizations and Hutchinson grief support groups.

Wichita legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Wichita or Hutchinson, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Wichita or Hutchinson injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Wichita injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work when an injured person is out-of-network, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Wichita wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Wichita - Hutchinson personal injury attorney can do to help.

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No Insurance, Don’t Blame Me

Because of this law, uninsured drivers can’t make a claim for pain and suffering. Drivers who do not have a basic, state-required personal injury protection (PIP) policy at the time of an accident will not have theFULL ability to sue for losses.  Go here to learn more about how this law affects Kansas drivers who are injured in car accidents.

Most recent accident reports

Matej was struck by a black and tan Ford Ranger pickup about 2:20 a.m. Sunday near 183rd St. West and 13th Street North. He was taken to Via Christi St. Francis hospital, where he later died. The pickup fled the scene.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
On Monday night, a motorcycle was northbound on Oliver when it collided with a southbound car at 21st.
Shortly before 11:00 a.m., a man identified as Alejandro Contreras-Villa,25, was driving a pickup truck east on Kansas 254 and smashed through the railing on the bridge going over North Hillside Street. His truck landed upside-down and was
Friday, June 5, 2015
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Phillip G. Rogers of Lorraine was driving a pickup east on Avenue U about 6 miles east of Lorraine when his pickup left the roadway for an unknown reason just west of K-14.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Avenue U
According to Kansas State Troopers, Damon Wilson of Howard was driving a pickup when he attempted to pass another vehicle shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday on K-99.
Cameron D. Langley was driving south on Interstate 235 when for unknown resons his vehicle left the roadway and struck a guardrail. Langley then overcorrected and the pickup overturned. He was taken to Via Christi Hospital St.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Interstate 235
A truck carrying about 60 cattle crashed and rolled over on Kansas 96 at about 4 a.m., killing five cattle and loosing several others to roam around the highway. The driver was not hurt in the accident.
Wichita police say a 27-year-old man accidentally shot himself on Monday morning, then attempted to drive himself to the hospital.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Monday at 1:52 p.m. at the intersection of US-283 highway and Saddle Road, a westbound 2000 Peterbilt semi-trailer failed to stop at a stop sign at US-283 highway.
Monday, April 6, 2015
On Wenesday afternoon in Wichita, a Chevrolet Monte Carlo was headed west on Pawnee at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and struck a utility pole on the north side of the road near Woodlawn. The front seat passenger, D