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Complete Des Moines, IA accident reports and news.


Accidents in Des Moines result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Des Moines 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 Des Moines 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 Des Moines 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 Des Moines include:

Blank Children's Hospital

UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Mercy - Des Moines

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Des Moines 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 Des Moines personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Des Moines accident lawyer helps accident victims.

Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Mon, 04/10/2017 Car Accident Two people injured when vehicle rear-ends bus at East 2nd and Walnut in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 04/27/2017 Car Accident Hit-and-run driver crashes into house at 13th Street and Carpenter Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 08/11/2016 Car Accident Kyaus Davenport, 18, killed, and Amaris Walker, 17, injured when car crashes into house off of East Sheridan Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 04/27/2017 Car Accident Two people injured in collision with hit-and-run driver on Interstate 235 in Des Moines, Iowa
Fri, 06/23/2017 Car Accident 3-vehicle crash reported on MLK Jr. Parkway and Forrest in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 08/27/2016 Car Accident One injured when vehicle crashes into Melbourne Apartments on Southeast 14th Street in Des Moines, Iowa
Mon, 09/12/2016 Motorcycle Accident Michael Murrell, 52, killed in motorcycle collision on Indianola Avenue at East Porter Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Tue, 09/27/2016 Motorcycle Accident Ryan Stout, 25, dies in motorcycle wreck on Southeast Virginia Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 10/22/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Edwin Ramirez, 22, killed in crash with SUV at 44th Street and Hickman Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Tue, 03/31/2015 Motorcycle Accident Rodney Wayne McCloney, 46, killed in motorcycle collision at East 27th Street and Hubbell Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Tue, 04/14/2015 Motorcycle Accident Kenneth Chapman, 43, dead after motorcycle accident on Broadway Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 08/08/2018 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist injured in collision on Fleur Drive in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 05/09/2020 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Troy Alan Matice, 52, killed in collision at SW 7th Street and W. MLK Jr. Parkway in Des Moines, Iowa
Sun, 08/09/2020 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed in collision with hit-and-run driver in stolen vehicle on MLK Jr. Parkway in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 03/17/2016 Motorcycle Accident Mathew Brooks, 33, seriously injured in motorcycle crash on Southeast 30th in Des Moines, Iowa