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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 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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Most recent accident reports

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

Kern was driving a Ford SUV south on U.S. 231 when she for some reason crossed into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Cash.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
U.S. 231
One person died early Monday morning when his vehicle collided with an Amtrak train at 12:50 a.m.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Two people were killed and three others were injured in a rollover accident in western Kansas Saturday when a SUV went off the side of a Stevens County road near Hugoton.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Shane Conway, 35 and Stephen Arnold, 57, both of Alton, Kansas, were killed when their respective truck and car collided head-on whi
Monday, October 6, 2014
Alton, KS
Type: Car Accident
The Sherriff's department says the pickup lost control around 8:15 p.m. near the Salina airport onSouth Fairchild Drive, between Farrelly and Water Well. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Salina, KS
A Kansas radio personality has died after crashing his vehicle into a ditch on his way to work. 79-year-old Gary Houser of Abilene was driving his pickup truck at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on Old U.S.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A 43-year-old Kinsley man was killed in a one-vehicle, rollover crash late Tuesday in southwest Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2006 Hummer H3 was westbound on US-50 highway when it left the roadway.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
US-50 Highway
Two people were killed Sunday night in a two-vehicle crash in Ellsworth County. Two passengers in the Durango died in the
Sunday, September 14, 2014
The chase began when an officer was pulling over the truck for a tail light being out. After the fiery crash, both the driver of the pickup and the deputy in the car that was crashed into were taken to the hospital.
Friday, September 12, 2014