Complete Joliet, IL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Joliet result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Joliet 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 Joliet accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after a Joliet 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.

Joliet Police Department;

Joliet Fire & Rescue Department;

Will County Sheriff’s Office;

Illinois State Police;

Joliet major medical facilities include AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet;

Will County Superior Court;

Joliet real-time traffic report;

Joliet grief support services;

Illinois State Insurance Commissioner site.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Joliet 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 crash occurs, a Joliet personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Joliet personal injury lawyer helps injured victims.


Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Fri, 05/13/2022 Motorcycle Accident 25-year-old man injured in motorcycle crash on E. Washington Street in Joliet, Illinois
Tue, 04/19/2022 Truck Accident Semi-truck driver sustains serious injuries after three vehicle crash that killed four cows on I-80 near Joliet, Illinois
Thu, 04/07/2022 Pedestrian Accident Police officer injured after getting pinned against tree, having leg ran over by car evading arrest on North Broadway Street in Joliet, Illinois
Mon, 03/21/2022 Pedestrian Accident Derek Walsh killed in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on Plainfield Road in Joliet, Illinois
Tue, 03/15/2022 Car Accident Dr. Ednalice Pagan-Romeny killed in fiery two-vehicle crash at Glenwood and Springfield in Joliet, Illinois
Mon, 03/14/2022 Truck Accident Car struck by hit-and-run semi truck on I-80 in Joliet, Illinois
Thu, 03/10/2022 Pedestrian Accident Alex J. Langellier, 39, dies after being struck by vehicle, getting trapped underneath in parking lot off of Plainfield Road in Joliet, Illinois
Tue, 03/08/2022 Car Accident Rear-end collision reported on Interstate 80 in Joliet, Illinois
Fri, 03/04/2022 Car Accident Several people injured in multi-vehicle crash at Caton Farm Road and Northwest Frontage Road in Joliet, Illinois
Wed, 02/23/2022 Car Accident Driver of stolen car crashes during police pursuit on Stevenson Expressway in Joliet, Illinois
Sat, 01/15/2022 Car Accident Driver injured in crash following shooting at Ring Road and Tonti Drive in Joliet, Illinois
Wed, 01/12/2022 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Mark Molitoris, 45, killed in collision on Essington Road in Joliet, Illinois
Sat, 12/11/2021 Drunk Driving Christopher Hernandez, 29, charged with DUI after abandoning son in local grocery store following crash in Joliet, Illinois
Mon, 11/29/2021 Car Accident Jamie L. Stark, 25, killed when vehicle drove off road outside Joliet, Illinois
Sat, 06/19/2021 Motorcycle Accident Edwin Torres, 45, and John O. Melvin II, 57, die after eight motorcycles collide on I-80 in Joliet, Illinois