Complete Springfield, IL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Springfield result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Springfield 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 Springfield 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 Springfield 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.

Springfield Police Department;

Springfield Fire & Rescue Department;

Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office;

Springfield major hospitals include HSHS St. John's Hospital;

Sangamon County Superior Court;

Springfield real-time traffic report;

Illinois State Insurance Commissioner site.

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 how a Springfield personal injury lawyer will help.


Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Fri, 08/05/2022 Car Accident Elyse Davis, 30, dies in vehicular collision on West Monroe Street in Springfield, Illinois
Thu, 06/30/2022 Car Accident College baseball pitcher Lucas Otto, 20, and Zachary R. Wilham, 27, both die when their vehicles collide head-on in wrong-way crash on I-72 near Springfield, Illinois
Fri, 05/20/2022 Pedestrian Accident Francis Smithers, 41, struck and killed by train at 9th Street and Converse Street in Springfield, Illinois
Tue, 04/26/2022 Bicycle Accident Shane Reid, 40, dies after train hits him while attempting to cross tracks on bicycle near 6th Street and North Grand Avenue in Springfield, Illinois
Thu, 03/24/2022 Car Accident One person injured in collision with fire truck at East Cook Street and South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Springfield, Illinois
Wed, 03/16/2022 Car Accident One person injured when vehicle crashes into lake off of Toronto and North Lake in Springfield, Illinois
Sat, 03/12/2022 Car Accident Matthew Cottrill, 31, killed in crash on Peoria Road in Springfield, Illinois
Wed, 03/09/2022 Car Accident Terry Huffman, 63, killed in single-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 in Springfield, Illinois
Mon, 02/14/2022 Car Accident Man injured in single-vehicle crash on Old Jacksonville Road in Springfield, Illinois
Sat, 02/12/2022 Car Accident Kent Dolenc, 60, pronounced dead after his car collides with stopped trailer on Mechanicsburg Road near Springfield, Illinois
Wed, 02/02/2022 Car Accident Trooper injured in collision on Veterans Parkway ramp in Springfield, Illinois
Fri, 01/28/2022 Car Accident Terieica L. Smith, 44, killed in crash with tree on I-72 in Springfield, Illinois
Fri, 01/21/2022 Train Accident Amtrak train derails close to Lawndale Ave in Springfield, Illinois
Thu, 01/20/2022 Car Accident 27-year-old police officer and 58-year-old man injured after their vehicles collide at Route 4 and Browning Road in Springfield, Illinois
Sat, 12/18/2021 Car Accident Christopher W. Jackson, 45, killed in crash on Route 29 near Tansey Road in Springfield, Illinois