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Complete Allegan County, MI accident reports and news.


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

In Allegan 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 Allegan 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 Allegan 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
Wed, 12/14/2016 Train Accident 22-year-old man seriously injured after car and train collide on 118th Avenue near Fennville, Michigan
Sun, 08/07/2016 Car Accident Three people injured in head-on collision involving ambulance on Blue Star Highway in Fillmore Township, Michigan
Sat, 05/14/2016 Drunk Driving Jemimah Palsce, 36, killed, Scott Foster, 57, and Barbara Foster, 56, injured, and Dale Melick, 53, arrested for DUI in car crash on 135th Avenue in Allegan County, Michigan
Tue, 03/22/2016 Car Accident Murphy Charis Peters, 18, killed in collision into house at 102nd and M-40 in Trowbridge Township, Michigan
Sat, 01/02/2016 Other Type of Accident Mason Dykstra, 15, killed in sledding collision on 133rd Avenue on private property near Hamilton, Michigan
Sun, 11/01/2015 Car Accident South Haven High School quarterback Devon Smiley, 17, dies in single-vehicle crash in Ganges Township, Michigan
Mon, 08/31/2015 Car Accident Nancy Russell, 69, killed; Hermina Overway, 72, seriously injured after car drives into path of pickup at 138th Ave. and 64th Street in Laketown Township, Michigan
Thu, 07/23/2015 Car Accident Cody Lee Valentine, 18, killed when car leaves 116th Avenue and strikes tree in Allegan County, Michigan
Wed, 04/08/2015 Car Accident Robert Lee Webb, 44, killed in single-vehicle crash on 106th Avenue in Otsego Township, Michigan
Tue, 03/24/2015 Other Type of Accident Stephen Lewis, 15, killed by falling tree limb at his home in Otsego, Michigan
Sun, 03/15/2015 Car Accident Judith Ann Shumaker, 80, dies in two-vehicle car collision on Patterson Road in Wayland Township, Michigan
Wed, 03/11/2015 Car Accident Dana Rae Lynn Carter, 26, dies from injuries sustained in SUV vs pickup crash on 142nd Street north of Wayland, Michigan
Sat, 02/28/2015 Pedestrian Accident Rickie Sheldon Jr., 35, killed in pedestrian collision while helping relatives in stranded car on M-89 in Trowbridge Township, Michigan
Thu, 02/26/2015 Pedestrian Accident Pamela Knowlton, 56, killed in pedestrian accident on M-89 in Otsego, Michigan
Tue, 02/24/2015 Car Accident Cindy Rosales, 40, dead and a 53-year-old Allegan man injured in 2-vehicle crash on 56th Street in Lee Township, Michigan
Sat, 02/14/2015 Other Type of Accident Samuel Root, 12, critically injured in accident at Bittersweet Ski Resort in Otsego, Michigan
Sat, 11/29/2014 Boat Accident Kyle Shinske, 27, dies in kayaking accident at Swan Creek in Allegan County, Michigan
Sat, 11/01/2014 Truck Accident Robert Wakeman, 69, killed after turning pickup truck in front of tractor-trailer on 136th Avenue in Wayland, MI
Sun, 06/01/2014 Motorcycle Accident Robert Kammeraad, 69, and Susan Kammeraad, 66, killed in motorcycle accident on M-40 in Allegan, Michigan
Mon, 04/14/2014 Car Accident Jaryd Ford, 21, Jeremy Smeltzer, 29, killed, Megan Covey, 26, seriously injured after a two-car head-on crash on U.S. 131 near Plainwell, Michigan