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, 06/20/2021 Car Accident Selina Taylor, 32, and 3-month old Sebastian Taylor Jr. killed, David Taylor, 12, critically injured after stolen truck hits their vehicle at Pershing Road and State Street in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 06/18/2021 Car Accident Eight injured, including two in serious condition after three-vehicle collision at East 82nd Street and South Stony Island Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 06/17/2021 Car Accident Man, 19, killed in single-vehicle crash on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 06/04/2021 Truck Accident Man injured when semi truck carrying fireworks crashes and catches fire on I-294 in 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, 05/31/2021 Pedestrian Accident 30-year-old woman struck and injured by hit-and-run driver at Ontario Street and Clark Street in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 05/27/2021 Car Accident Passenger Jamyah Harris, 1, killed after the parked car she was in is rear-ended by driver that fled scene on foot on South Western Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 05/13/2021 Motorcycle Accident Kevin Nitcsch, 27, dead after crashing motorcycle into vehicle, which fled the scene, on the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 05/08/2021 Car Accident Fire department chief on way to fire and other driver injured after their vehicles collide at Sheridan Road and Foster Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Fri, 05/07/2021 Motorcycle Accident 25-year-old man on dirt bike struck by car that fled scene at the intersection of North Western Avenue and Washington Boulevard in Chicago, Illinois
Mon, 04/26/2021 Motorcycle Accident Dirt biker Carlos J. Nelson Jr., 27, struck and killed by car that fled scene on South Kimbark Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Sat, 04/17/2021 Pedestrian Accident Two children, ages 1-3, and two adults all injured, two of whom are in serious condition in crash involving three cars and pedestrians on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois
Thu, 04/08/2021 Car Accident Multiple paramedics hospitalized after ambulance collides with car, lands on side at Addison Street and Kimball Avenue in Chicago, Illinois
Tue, 04/06/2021 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Kenneth Burvender killed in hit-and-run collision on South Kedzie Avenue in Ashburn neighborhood 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