Complete Monroe County, IN accident reports and news.
Accidents in Monroe County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Monroe County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Monroe County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Monroe County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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 personal injury 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 the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.
Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
Rose Pettus, 54, Shante Lewis, 30, and Orlando Lewis Jr., 30, killed when bus rear-ends minivan on Business 37 in Bloomington, Indiana
Allison Hoeppner, 45, killed in two-vehicle collision at Ind. 37 and Old Ind. 37 South in Monroe County, Indiana
James F. Sprague Jr., 69, killed, and Ryan M. Kimbrel, 31, injured in car wreck on State Road 37 in Bloomington, Indiana
Indiana University basketball player Devin Davis seriously injured after being struck by teammate Emmitt Holt's Jeep in Bloomington, Indiana
Russell Kotlarek, 51, and Thomas Saccio, 72, killed in small plane crash north of Monroe County Airport in Bloomington
One person killed, one other transported to hospital in unknown condition, after two car crash on Indiana 46 in Monroe County.
One person was killed and another was injured in a crash that happened in Monroe County on Wednesday morning.
The crash happened on Ind. 46, between Old State Road 46 and Kent Road, east of Bloomington, around 7:30 a.m. and involved two vehicles.
A crash Tuesday evening, six miles west of Bloomington, claimed the life of a Bloomington man.
Eric Lach, 35, was pronounced dead at IU Health Bloomington Hospital following the crash.