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Traverse City-Cadillac, MI - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Traverse City - The number two small town travel destination in the United States

Located in the greatern Northern Michigan region, Traverse City is also known for being the largest producer of tart cherries in the U.S. 

The major roadways in the Traverse City and Cadillac area include:

U.S. Route 131 which extends north-south through the entire state of Michigan; Michigan Highway 37 which extends north-south from Kalamazoo to Traversy City. To get up-to-date road information, go to the Michigan Department of Transportation site. And to find out current weather conditions in Traverse City, go to For Cadillac, Michigan weather conditions, go here.

Links to recent accidents in the Traverse City and Cadillac area of Northern Michigan

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Traverse City or Cadillac, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a Cadillac or Traverse City accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Munson Healthcare in Cadillac Munson Community Health in Traverse City

Traverse City and Cadillac 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. Go here to get information on Traverse City grief support organizations.

When someone is injured in an accident in Traverse City or Cadillac, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.

Legal information for accident victims in Traverse City or Cadillac

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Traverse City or Cadillac, 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 Traverse City or Cadillac injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Traverse City or Cadillac injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, 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 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 personal injury attorney can do to help.

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Most recent accident reports

A woman was driving an SUV north on U.S. 131 at about 4:00pm when she crossed the center line for an unknown reason and collided with a pickup truck.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
U.S. 131
Type: Car Accident
The Wexford County Sheriff's Department say a 30-year-old Grand Rapids-area man was injured Saturday when he crashed his snowmobile into a snowbank on Lake Cadillac. His condition is unknown at this time.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Lake Cadillac
A female snomobiler was seriously injured in a Friday morning accident in Alger County, Michigan. The accident occured shortly befor
Friday, February 6, 2015
Trail 8
Two people died in a fatal accident Tuesday. Wendy King, 47, and her father, Michael Inscho, 71, both of Merritt, died after the crash on Newman Road in Enterprise Township. King died at the scene and Inscho was transported to Munson Medical Center i
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Newman Road
Type: Car Accident
According to the Clare County sheriff's department, a 45-year-old man who didn't return from snowmobiling Sunday night and was discovered dead Monday. Scott Moos apparently struck a tree in Freeman Township.    
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Saturday, January 10, 2015
At 11:30am, a car containing two people driving north on U.S. 131 lost control on the bridge over the Manistee River, possibly due to ice, and entered the oncoming lane before colliding with another vehicle that was driving south.
Friday, January 2, 2015
U.S. 131
Type: Car Accident

A car driven by a 22-year-old man from Gladwin rear-ended a horse-drawn buggy containing two adults and seven ch

A high school student was hit by a car Tuesday morning, October 21, 2014, near Riley Street and 96th Avenue. The accident occured around 7:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
The woman who died had been sleeping in the back of the car when the crash happened and was ejected from the vehicle. The driver of the car ran away from the scene of the crash but was later arrested, and only sustained minor injuries.

Jackson County authorities say two people have died in a highway crash involving a gravel hauler.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
U.S. 127
Two people are recovering after their vehicle flipping several times Saturday night. The driver went off the highway after losing control of the vehicle, hitting an embankment before rolling over several times.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Morley, MI
According to the sheriff's office, the longboarder was not wearing a helmet and was injured, while the moped driver was not injured.
Hendershot was a passenger in a 2005 Nissan that ran a stop sign while heading south on Schomberg Road. It collided with a pickup truck that was traveling east. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Sept.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Schomberg Road
Type: Car Accident