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Complete St. Louis County, MN accident reports and news.


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

In St. Louis 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. Louis 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. Louis 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 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, 11/23/2016 Car Accident Nina Haaversen, 51, killed; Aaron Nickolson, 37, injured in 2-vehicle crash on Highway 169 near Ely, Minnesota
Thu, 10/27/2016 Car Accident Jacob Forsman, 21, killed when electrocuted by power lines after car crash on Highway 21 and Moss Ridge Road in Ely, Minnesota
Sun, 10/09/2016 Car Accident James Mulligan, 56, dies when struck by car on 6th Street and 6th Avenue East in Duluth, Minnesota
Sun, 07/24/2016 Other Type of Accident Randy Constantine, 59, injured in ATV rollover in Cherry, Minnesota
Tue, 06/14/2016 Truck Accident Erik Petoletti, 22, and Morgan Schworer, 20, seriously injured in car crash with semi in Duluth, Minnesota
Thu, 06/09/2016 Motorcycle Accident Brandon Purdy, 23, dies after his motorcycle collides with car at 18th Avenue East and Fifth Street in Duluth, Minnesota
Wed, 06/08/2016 Other Type of Accident Tina Polkoski, 31, dies when her scooter collides with car on Glenwood Avenue in East Duluth, Minnesota
Sun, 05/08/2016 Other Type of Accident Jason Triska, 24, killed; Donald Roderick, 23, injured in ATV crash on Forest Road 257 in Britt, Minnesota
Tue, 04/12/2016 Car Accident Diana Olson, 48, killed, Gregory Olson, 46, seriously injured in rollover on Hwy 135 near Biwabik, Minnesota
Sat, 12/19/2015 Pedestrian Accident Brian Jacob Respler, 37, killed in pedestrian collision with impaired driver David Andrew Smithson, 27, on Grand Avenue in Duluth, Minnesota
Fri, 11/13/2015 Other Type of Accident Trevor Reichel, 19, killed in fireworks accident in Mountain Iron, Minnesota
Mon, 10/19/2015 Truck Accident Frankie Makinson, 41, on life support after crash involving oil truck at Midway Road and Highway 194 in Hermantown, Minnesota
Tue, 10/13/2015 Car Accident Susan Legarde-Menz, 60, dies after car strikes her, then crashes into Twins Pond near Enger Tower in Duluth, Minnesota
Sun, 09/27/2015 Car Accident Bicyclist Richard Alan Brill, 44, struck and killed by SUV on Lavaque Road in Hermantown, Minnesota
Mon, 09/21/2015 Other Type of Accident Construction worker Kelsey Hagenson, 18, killed in forklift accident on Bong Bridge in Duluth, Minnesota
Fri, 09/04/2015 Bicycle Accident 55-year-old bicyclist injured when struck by car on 10th Avenue East and 3rd Street in Duluth, Minnesota
Mon, 08/24/2015 Car Accident Boy, 17, seriously injured after hit-and-run driver rears ends his car, sending it into oncoming traffic on Hwy 169 near Tower, Minnesota
Wed, 08/12/2015 Car Accident Bernard L. Hart, 82, dead after pickup crashes into river off of State Highway 73 in Floodwood, Minnesota
Sat, 06/27/2015 Other Type of Accident 37-year-old man killed after crashing ATV into creek in Biwabik, MN
Thu, 06/18/2015 Car Accident Naomi Gloria Dee, 48, critical and Daniel Thomas Strapple, 25, injured after two cars collide and flip at Martin Road and Ugstad Road in Canosia Township, MN