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Complete Delaware County, OH accident reports and news.

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

In Delaware 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 Delaware 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 Delaware 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.

Where to find legal assistance after a Delaware County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Delaware County personal 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 Delaware County wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Delaware County accident lawyer can do to help.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 01/04/2017 Pedestrian Accident Kylie Linville, 13, seriously injured after car strikers her on Troy Road while walking to school in Delaware, Ohio
Wed, 12/14/2016 Car Accident Charles R. Whipkey, 37, dead, Scott M. Wilson, 37, and Joshua D. Blevins, 36, injured after car strikes tree on U.S. 42 in Delaware County, Ohio
Fri, 10/28/2016 Car Accident Ayani Buckmon, 18, killed and one person injured in single-vehicle crash on Interstate 71 in Delaware County, Ohio
Thu, 05/26/2016 Car Accident James Harshall Hindes, 19, killed in single-vehicle wreck on Berlin Station Road in Delaware County, Ohio
Tue, 05/17/2016 Distracted Driving Anna Connors, 17, critically injured in car collision with semi truck on State Route 61 in Delaware County, Ohio
Tue, 05/03/2016 Car Accident Janet C. Vanantwerp, 72, killed in multi-vehicle crash involving tow truck at U.S. 23 and Cheshire Road near Delaware, Ohio
Sat, 04/09/2016 Car Accident Martin J. Stewart, 60, Kim A. Power, 49, and Adrian D. Brown, 39, killed when struck following prior crash on I-71 in Delaware, Ohio
Sat, 06/20/2015 Car Accident Darthel Jones, 25, Trent Curran, 13, and Seth Delong, 14, killed, and Kristen Delong injured in car crash on State Route 203 near Radnor Township, Ohio
Tue, 10/14/2014 Car Accident Following a car accident in Delaware, Ohio on Kingsbury Road, Bennet Matthew Gooding, 21, dies, and his passenger, Jennica Megan O’Reilly, 22, sustains non life-threatening injuries
Mon, 10/13/2014 Car Accident Bennet Matthew Gooding, 21, killed and Jennica Megan O'Reilly, 22, injured in a single-car crash on Kingsbury Road in Delaware County, Ohio
Fri, 09/19/2014 Car Accident John and Lisa Schade both killed on motorcycle in car crash with 85-year-old man in Troy Township, OH; Authorities worry that the man may be too old to drive
Thu, 09/18/2014 Motorcycle Accident John Schade, 49, and his passenger Lisa Schade, 51, die in motorcycle-car collision near Delware, OH
Sun, 09/07/2014 Motorcycle Accident Keith Bargdill, 42, killed in motorcycle accident on Horseshoe Road in Troy Township, Ohio
Mon, 02/17/2014 Car Accident Scott Delano Thomas, 26, John M. Thompson, 25, injured and arrested after police pursuit on State Route 23 leads to a crash with multiple patrol cars in Delaware County.
Sat, 01/18/2014 Car Accident James Wyatt III, Elizabeth A. Wyatt, Isabella R. Zinsmaster, 8, killed, Jessica I. Wray critically injured after their car leaves roadway and crashes into tree.
Fri, 12/06/2013 Car Accident Thuy Lu killed in car accident on I-71. Hoang Troung taken to hospital.