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.

Learn more here about different types of Chicago accidents:

Chicago car accidents and legal resources;

Chicago pedestrian accidents and legal information;

Chicago motorcycle accidents and legal support;

Chicago bicycle accidents and legal resources;

Chicago truck accidents and legal information;

Chicago drunk-driving accidents and legal resources;

Chicago distracted-driving accidents and legal information.

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.

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 an experienced Chicago personal injury attorney will help.

Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Mon, 09/20/2021 Train Accident 75-year-old woman dies after being hit by train on North Kedzie Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 04/10/2015 Train Accident Lillian Kirkman-Bey, 56, struck, killed by Blue Line train at Irving Park stop in northwest Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 07/07/2018 Aircraft Accident Four people injured in helicopter crash on Chicago's South Side
Tue, 11/18/2014 Aircraft Accident Pilot Eric Quentin Howlett, 47, killed when single-engine plane crashes into house after departing Midway Airport in Chicago
Fri, 05/08/2015 Other Type of Accident Michael Yates, 52, killed in luggage-hauler crash at Midway Airport in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 08/15/2015 Other Type of Accident Sergeant First Class Cory Hood, 32, dies, and Navy parachutist of Golden Knights parachute team injured in mid-air collision in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 05/22/2015 Other Type of Accident Kyle Kirchhoff, 24, dies after falling from second-story catwalk during Chevelle concert at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 01/03/2014 Other Type of Accident One hurt after scaffolding collapses onto 4 cars in Chicago.
Wed, 04/06/2022 Other Type of Accident 22-year-old woman in critical condition after struck by debris falling from building on North Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park, Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 10/23/2015 Other Type of Accident Worker killed in construction accident in South Loop in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 03/05/2015 Drunk Driving Andrew Smith, 41, killed and two people injured in pedestrian crash with alleged drunk driver Harry Clemons, 35, on South Pulaski in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 07/18/2015 Drunk Driving Ivan Sanchez, 18, charged with aggravated DUI following 2-vehicle crash that killed a 20-year-old man on West Lower Wacker Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 04/23/2015 Distracted Driving Anne Brandt injured after being dragged when clothing caught in cab door at Michigan Avenue and Washington Street in Chicago, Illinois