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Complete Kent County, MI accident reports and news.


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

In Kent 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 Kent 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 Kent 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, 01/10/2017 Car Accident Chelsea Crawford, 26, dies when struck by plow truck in hit-and-run on 52nd Street South West in Wyoming, Michigan
Sat, 12/17/2016 Car Accident One person killed and three injured in collision at Six Mile Road and Baumhoff Avenue NW in Alpine Township, Michigan
Thu, 12/15/2016 Car Accident Stephen Rathbun, 16, driver killed and woman injured in collision on E. Beltline Avenue in Plainfield Township, Michigan
Sun, 11/27/2016 Car Accident Tyler Vanderwest, 18, killed in single-vehicle crash on 68th Street SW in Byron Township, Michigan
Sun, 11/27/2016 Car Accident 17-year-old unlicensed driver causes three-vehicle collision that injures four on 28th Street in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Sun, 11/20/2016 Car Accident 25-year-old male injured after rolling car into Dean Lake off Dean Lake Avenue at 4 Mile Road in Grand Rapids Township, Michigan
Sun, 11/13/2016 Car Accident Megan Cook, 17, killed and her parents injured in three-vehicle crash on 6 Mile Road and Fruit Ridge Avenue in Alpine Township, Michigan
Sat, 11/12/2016 Car Accident Polita Saavedraleon, 24, seriously injured in head-on car collision on Chicago Drive SW in Wyoming, Michigan
Tue, 11/08/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist injured in wreck on I-196 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Fri, 10/28/2016 Car Accident Macayla Lee Kohn, 16, killed in car crash into tree off of Cherry Valley Avenue SE in Caledonia, Michigan
Mon, 10/17/2016 Pedestrian Accident Terry Lenardson, 67, struck and killed by car while crossing Division Avenue in Cutlerville, Michigan
Mon, 10/17/2016 Car Accident Joseph Gibbons, 48, dies two weeks after being struck by rock from passing vehicle on Turner Avenue in Walker, Michigan
Sat, 10/08/2016 Car Accident Aubrey Marie Staple, 16, killed and several people injured in two-vehicle crash at 6 Mile Road and Fruit Ridge Avenue in Alpine Township, Michigan
Thu, 10/06/2016 Car Accident Melissa Lynn Farr-Barnhart, 48, dead, 1 person seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash on North Park Street in Walker, Michigan
Wed, 09/28/2016 Truck Accident David Flentje, 47, killed when car and semi collide near Gerald R. Ford Airport in Cascade Township, Michigan
Sat, 09/24/2016 Car Accident Bernardo Diaz-Martinez, 29, killed in three-vehicle crash on Buchanan Avenue SW in Wyoming, Michigan
Fri, 06/03/2016 Car Accident Five people suffer serious injuries in two-vehicle crash on Fulton Street in Ada Township, Michigan
Wed, 05/18/2016 Car Accident Man, 25, dead; another man injured in 2-vehicle crash at Northland Drive and 14 Mile Road in Kent County, Michigan
Sat, 05/14/2016 Car Accident Colin Kerkstra, 20, and Kylee Christian, 17, seriously injured, and two people minorly injured in two-vehicle crash on Cascade Road in Cascade Township, Michigan
Fri, 04/29/2016 Car Accident Mary Fanroy-Milton, 42, dies after 2-vehicle crash at Alger Street and Madison Avenue SE in Grand Rapids, Michigan