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Complete St. Joseph County, MI accident reports and news.

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

In St. Joseph 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 St. Joseph 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 St. Joseph 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
Fri, 09/23/2016 Car Accident Paul Alber, 63, dies when his van is pushed into back of semi by pickup on M-86 in St. Joseph County, Michigan
Thu, 08/18/2016 Motorcycle Accident Zachariah Himebaugh, 28, killed when motorcycle rear-ends pickup on U.S. 12 in White Pigeon, Michigan
Wed, 05/11/2016 Pedestrian Accident Michal Charity Webb, 20, killed in pedestrian collision at S. Centerville and W. Fawn River Road in Sturgis, Michigan
Sat, 04/16/2016 Car Accident Patricia Buelow killed, and Keith Lewis, 64, injured in two-vehicle collision on US 131 in Lockport Township, Michigan
Mon, 02/01/2016 Car Accident David Banks Jr., 26, killed, and Zare Holmes, 23, and Dekion Holmes, 22, injured in rear-end collision on US-131 in Park Township, Michigan
Sun, 08/02/2015 Car Accident Brandon Cooper and two others injured in rear-end collision on M-60 in Fabius Township, Michigan
Sat, 07/04/2015 Motorcycle Accident James Carlson, 33, killed in motorcycle crash on Featherstone Road in Saint Joseph County, Michigan
Mon, 06/29/2015 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist loses control in alleged alcohol-related crash on Coon Hollow Road and Vernon Road in Three Rivers, Michigan
Fri, 06/05/2015 Pedestrian Accident Woman standing in intersection dies after semi-truck strikes her at U.S. 131 and Heimbach Road in Three Rivers, MI
Mon, 04/27/2015 Car Accident 18-year-old woman in critical condition after high-speed rollover on Schweitzer Road in Lockport Township, MI
Tue, 03/17/2015 Car Accident Allegedly impaired driver causes 3-vehicle accident that injures 2 children on South Main Street and Liberty Street in Three Rivers, Michigan
Fri, 02/06/2015 Truck Accident 51-year-old Indiana man injured when a semi strikes his pickup and tears off the bed on US-131 in Park Township, Michigan
Fri, 12/05/2014 Truck Accident Sean Thompson, 19, Crystal Klinger, 19, and Mark Thompson, 56, injured after their car was struck by a semi-truck driven by Sejfudin Pargan at US-131 and M-60 near Three Rivers, Michigan
Tue, 04/22/2014 Pedestrian Accident Elderly woman seriously injured, taken to hospital, after she is struck by a car at the intersection of Millard Street and S. Douglas Avenue in Three Rivers.
Wed, 03/19/2014 Train Accident Bobby Abell, 77, killed, after after his tractor-trailer collides with a freight train near White Pigeon in St. Joseph County.
Tue, 03/18/2014 Car Accident Jessie Hanstine, 20, Kennedy Banks, 26, suffer minor injuries, taken to hospital, after one car rear-ends another at an intersection near Three Rivers, Michigan
Thu, 02/06/2014 Truck Accident 13-year-old killed, woman airlifted to hospital, after their car collides with tractor-trailer at intersection in St. Joseph County.
Thu, 11/21/2013 Car Accident Car rear-ends buggy