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
Sun, 11/21/2021 Car Accident 46-year-old man killed in rear-end collision on DuSable Lake Shore Drive in Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 07/02/2017 Car Accident Katina Runnels, 27, killed when struck by hit-and-run vehicle on West Washington in West Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 11/24/2020 Car Accident One person killed and one injured in rear-end collision on I-57 in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 09/03/2015 Car Accident Jillian Tsirtsis, 33, killed and Christopher Peacock, 33, injured in single-car rollover wreck on Lake Shore Drive in Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 07/01/2016 Car Accident Jimmy Malone, 26, and Ronald Arrington, 22, killed, four police officers injured, and Michael Cokes, 26, and Isiah Stevenson, 24, charged in crash following police chase at 125th and Union in West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Wed, 06/02/2021 Car Accident One person killed and three injured in multi-vehicle crash on Lake Shore Drive at Monroe Street in Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 02/21/2022 Car Accident Tricia Hernandez killed in crash on Interstate 55 in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 01/23/2014 Car Accident 18-year-old driver and 5 children injured after SUV loses control and crashes into light pole on South Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 02/21/2022 Car Accident One person killed in two-vehicle crash on Stevenson Expressway in Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 12/29/2015 Car Accident 3-vehicle wreck closes Elgin-O'Hare exit ramp to Lake Street in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 12/22/2016 Car Accident Three people injured in five-vehicle crash at West Division Street and North Orleans Street on Near North Side of Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 11/26/2021 Car Accident Man in his 20's pronounced dead after crashing car into light post on East Hayes Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 09/12/2014 Car Accident Avis Jolliff, 23, killed after his car runs a red light and strikes an SUV in West Englewood in Chicago
Mon, 07/24/2017 Car Accident One person killed and several injured in multi-vehicle crash on North Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 12/03/2020 Car Accident One person killed in hit-and-run collision on East Wacker Drive in Chicago, Illinois