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Complete Wilkes-Barre, PA accident reports and news.


Accidents in Wilkes-Barre result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Wilkes-Barre crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Wilkes-Barre accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after a Wilkes-Barre wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Wilkes-Barre Police Department;

Wilkes-Barre Fire & Rescue Department;

Luzerne County Sheriff’s Office;

Wilkes-Barre major hospitals include Wilkes-Barre General Hospital;

Luzerne County Superior Court;

Wilkes-Barre real-time traffic report;

Pennsylvania State Insurance Commissioner site.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Wilkes-Barre accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal crash occurs, a Wilkes-Barre personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Wilkes-Barre accident lawyer helps injured victims.


Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Sat, 04/06/2019 Pedestrian Accident One person injured and driver Cynthia Smith, 23, charged in intentional pedestrian collision in parking lot on South Main Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Tue, 04/02/2019 Car Accident No serious injuries reported in crash on North Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Fri, 03/01/2019 Pedestrian Accident Two teens injured in pedestrian collision at East North Hampton Street and Wilkes-Barre Boulevard in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Thu, 02/07/2019 Train Accident Collision between vehicle and train reported on North Main Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Mon, 01/21/2019 Car Accident Multi-vehicle crash reported on Northampton Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Tue, 01/01/2019 Car Accident Two people injured in hit-and-run collision at Carey Avenue and Oak Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Wed, 12/19/2018 Pedestrian Accident Man injured in pedestrian collision on North Hampton Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Fri, 11/30/2018 Car Accident Ronald Warren, 50, charged after hit-and-run collision with school bus at Park Avenue and Hill Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Fri, 11/23/2018 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian injured in collision with suspected drunk driver at Coal Street and Wilkes Lane in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Mon, 10/15/2018 Car Accident Susan Gryziec, 67, and Keyter Hernandez, 40, killed in collision on North Sherman Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Thu, 09/20/2018 Car Accident One person injured in two-vehicle collision at Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and East Market Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Mon, 06/25/2018 Pedestrian Accident Man injured in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on East South Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Thu, 06/14/2018 Bicycle Accident Jack Richard Heckman Jr., 48, dies following bicycle collision in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Thu, 03/29/2018 Car Accident Police officer injured in hit-and-run collision on North Main Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Wed, 01/17/2018 Truck Accident Semi truck jackknifes in snowy conditions on North Cross Valley Expressway near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania