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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
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
Sat, 12/23/2017 Pedestrian Accident Child seriously injured in pedestrian collision at Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Avenue in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Fri, 12/22/2017 Other Type of Accident Several people injured in gas leak and explosion at Spring Street and Route 309 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Thu, 08/24/2017 Truck Accident Truck driver injured in rear-end collision on Interstate 81 near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Wed, 08/16/2017 Pedestrian Accident Joan Angeli, 61, injured in pedestrian collision on River Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Thu, 07/27/2017 Car Accident Emergency responders at scene of multi-vehicle crash on I-81 north near mile marker 163 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Fri, 04/21/2017 Car Accident One man injured in crash into parked vehicles on Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Wed, 04/05/2017 Bicycle Accident Herbie Gant, 49, dies after SUV strikes bicycle at River and Market Streets in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Fri, 02/24/2017 Motorcycle Accident Daniel Hogan Jr., 18, dies when motorcycle strikes utility pole on South Pennsylvania Boulevard and Dana Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Mon, 02/20/2017 Car Accident Thomas Francis Malloy, 23, charged in hit-and-run collision at West Ross and South Main in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania