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, 11/29/2015 Car Accident Police officer injured in crash with stolen car at 95th Street and Perry in south Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 11/05/2016 Car Accident Two men critically injured in collision with fire truck on North Ridge in West Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 07/22/2014 Car Accident Jovanka Mijatov, 64, killed in crash after tire hits car on Interstate 94 in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 10/15/2021 Car Accident Four people seriously injured, including 4-year-old boy after car crash leaves them trapped in their vehicle at 75th Street and Dorchester Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 02/09/2017 Car Accident Passenger Cheech Roberto Martinez, 21, killed, driver flees scene of crash on West Diversey in Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 02/13/2018 Car Accident One person killed in collision following carjacking on North Larrabee Street on Near North Side of Chicago, Illinois
Sun, 04/04/2021 Car Accident Six people hurt when car overturns, strikes tree off of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 02/21/2014 Car Accident Two Chicago police officers slightly injured when their SUV slides on an icy street and crashes into a tree on the South Side.
Thu, 02/10/2022 Car Accident Several people including children injured in collision on DuSable Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 12/01/2015 Car Accident Timothy Letten, 22, and Christopher J. Pastiu, 22, killed in single-car wreck on Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago's South Side
Sun, 10/17/2021 Car Accident Three hospitalized, including two police officers, after hit-and-run driver runs stoplight and collides with police car, which hit another vehicle on South Cicero Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 05/14/2022 Car Accident One person killed when vehicle crashes off the Dan Ryan in 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
Fri, 05/06/2016 Car Accident Griffin Krewer, 22, killed and one injured in multi-vehicle crash on Kennedy Expressway in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 04/03/2021 Car Accident 31-year-old woman and male passenger in critical condition after woman allegedly runs stop sign, collides with other car in the Rosemoor neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois