Complete Washington D.C. accident reports and news.


Accidents in Washington D.C. result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Washington D.C. 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 Washington D.C. accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Resources to help accident victims and their families after a Washington D.C. 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.

Major hospitals in Washington D.C. include:

George Washington University Hospital; Howard University Hospital; Sibley Memorial Hospital.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Washington D.C. 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 accident occurs, a personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Washington D.C. injury lawyer helps accident victims.

Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Wed, 09/09/2015 Pedestrian Accident Reginald Rubin Burrell, 64, hit and killed by a bus on Bladensburg Road Northeast in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 08/26/2015 Truck Accident Overturned truck closes 11th Street bridge in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 07/31/2015 Car Accident Car crashes into U.S. Capitol security barricade at Independence Avenue and New Jersey Avenue Northwest in Washington, D.C.
Thu, 07/30/2015 Truck Accident 18-wheeler crashes into pole on Southern Avenue Southeast in Washington D.C.
Fri, 07/10/2015 Car Accident 3 injured, including a Prince George Police Officer, in 3-vehicle accident on Beltway near Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Washington, D.C.
Thu, 06/11/2015 Car Accident Octavia Tillman, 31, killed and several people injured in two-vehicle crash at Suitland Parkway and Firth Sterling Avenue SE in Washington D.C.
Tue, 04/28/2015 Pedestrian Accident Faith Josephine Pines, 68, struck and killed by hit-and-run driver on Southern Avenue in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 04/17/2015 Pedestrian Accident 2 pedestrians injured when struck by a car near the Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C.
Fri, 03/27/2015 Bicycle Accident Cyclist injured after driver strikes him with van door on K Street at Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, DC
Sun, 03/22/2015 Truck Accident Momodu I. Bello charged with 2nd degree murder after crash into semi that killed Nancy Tinoza, 26, on Eastern Avenue NE in Washington, D.C.
Sun, 02/01/2015 Pedestrian Accident Rick Warrick, 38, killed and fiancee Julia Pearce injured after struck by hit-and-run vehicle with alleged driver Earl Teeter, 73, on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway near Washington, D.C.
Mon, 01/12/2015 Train Accident Carol Glover dead; 84 people hospitalized after Metro train fills with smoke following electrical incident near L’Enfant Plaza station in Washington D.C.
Sun, 12/28/2014 Car Accident Gail Silverstone, 88, dies in crash in Bethesda parking garage in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 10/21/2014 Pedestrian Accident Jeremiah Williams, 17, critically injured in pedestrian crash on East Capitol in Washington D.C.
Mon, 10/20/2014 Car Accident Dajane Thomas, 20, charged with the hit-and-run death of bicyclist Tonya Reaves, 53, at 8th and S Streets NW in Washington D.C.