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Complete Oakland County, MI accident reports and news.


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

In Oakland 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 Oakland 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 Oakland 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 personal injury 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.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Tue, 01/03/2017 Car Accident 1 dead in fiery 3-vehicle crash on M-59 in Pontiac, Michigan
Sat, 12/10/2016 Car Accident Dozens of cars, several semis involved in pileup on I-75 near Holly Township, Michigan
Mon, 11/21/2016 Car Accident Joshua Watkins, 30, killed; Skyler Darbins, 21, injured in high-speed rollover crash on I-75 in Troy, Michigan
Thu, 11/03/2016 Pedestrian Accident Patrick Seamus Arthurs, 43, killed when struck by semi truck on Interstate 75 in Troy, Michigan
Wed, 10/26/2016 Car Accident John E. Henke, 65, killed in collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Joseph Bates, 36, at Lake Elizabeth and Preston in Waterford Township, Michigan
Mon, 10/24/2016 Car Accident Larry Parraghi, 43, and Julie Wilde, 43, killed, 5-year-old injured in crash when minivan rear-ends garbage truck on Ray Road in Oxford, Michigan
Tue, 10/11/2016 Car Accident Man, 18, killed in 2-vehicle crash at Clintonville and Mann roads in Independence Township, Michigan
Mon, 10/03/2016 Bicycle Accident 54-year-old man on bicycle fatally struck by hit-and-run driver at Woodward Avenue and Woodward Heights in Hazel Park, Michigan
Sat, 09/10/2016 Pedestrian Accident Woman injured in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Woodward in Ferndale, Michigan
Thu, 06/30/2016 Motorcycle Accident Terry Holland, 69, dies in motorcycle crash with car on Pontiac Trail and Nine Mile Road in South Lyon, Michigan
Fri, 06/17/2016 Car Accident Fatal crash closes northbound John C. Lodge Freeway in Oakland County, Michigan
Sun, 05/15/2016 Car Accident Travis Walls, 24, killed and one person injured in car crash into tree off of Long Lake Road in Bloomfield Township, Michigan
Tue, 03/01/2016 Pedestrian Accident Jordyn Brooke Puckett, 26, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Drahner Road in Oxford Township, Michigan
Sat, 02/27/2016 Train Accident Hosam Elghannam, 26, dies when struck by Amtrak on South Main Street and Sixth Street in Royal Oak, Michigan
Mon, 02/01/2016 Other Type of Accident David Lyons, 30, and Jackson Lyons, 4, die when ice fishing on Alderman Lake in Oakland County, Michigan
Sun, 01/10/2016 Car Accident Brian John Coster, 22, killed and several seriously injured in head-on collision on Ormond Road in White Lake, Michigan
Fri, 12/11/2015 Pedestrian Accident Elderly woman killed in pedestrian collision on Cooley Lake Road in West Bloomfield, Michigan
Tue, 11/10/2015 Car Accident Theodore Paul Turczyn, 69, dead, 2 critically injured in major multi-vehicle crash at Lapeer Road and Drahner Road in Oxford, Michigan
Mon, 10/26/2015 Car Accident Ryan Whiston, 32, killed in 3-vehicle wreck on Highland Road in Waterford Township, Michigan
Thu, 10/15/2015 Car Accident Fred Scroggs, 25, and 1 other person killed in car crash on I-696 ramp to I-96 in Novi, Michigan