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Complete Chicago, IL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Chicago result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago include:

The University of Chicago Medicine;

Rush University Medical Center;

Swedish Covenant Hospital;

Weiss Memorial Hospital;

Mercy Hospital & Medical Center.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Chicago 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 Chicago injury lawyer helps accident victims.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type
Thu, 02/23/2017 Car Accident One person killed and one injured in collision on West Lake in East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 02/19/2017 Car Accident Six people injured when vehicle strikes building on West Roosevelt in South Loop area of Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 02/15/2017 Car Accident 2 people injured when car fleeing police crashes into media on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 02/12/2017 Car Accident Two people injured when vehicle rear-ends semi truck on South LaSalle on South Side of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 02/11/2017 Car Accident Woman killed and man injured in collision on Lake Shore Drive on South Side of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 02/11/2017 Bus Accident Kevon Ranson, 11, killed and several people injured in collision with bus at South Halsted and West 69th Street in Englewood neighborhood on South Side of Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 02/09/2017 Car Accident Passenger killed, driver flees scene of crash on West Diversey in Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 02/01/2017 Pedestrian Accident Female pedestrian, 35, killed in collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Jesse Gather, 48, on South Kedzie Avenue on West Side of Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 02/01/2017 Car Accident Three people critically injured in single-vehicle crash on Lake Shore Drive in Gold Coast area of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 01/28/2017 Pedestrian Accident Passion Overstreet, 28, killed when struck by car inside of car wash on North Damen Avenue in Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 01/28/2017 Car Accident Phillip Pieczynski, 57, killed; three injured in collision at Hubbard and Ashland in West Town neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 01/26/2017 Pedestrian Accident Male pedestrian, 64, killed in collision at Melrose Street and North Pulaski in Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 01/21/2017 Car Accident Three people injured in single-vehicle rollover crash on Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 01/21/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian injured in collision with hit-and-run driver on LaSalle in Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 01/17/2017 Car Accident Henry Brooks, 41, Courtney “Boo” Hargrays Sr., 41, and two others dead after violent single-vehicle crash on I-290 near Western in Chicago, Illinois