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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
Wed, 04/19/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with hit-and-run driver at Keo Way and Enos Street in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 08/03/2016 Motorcycle Accident Officer Shawn Miller killed in car vs. motorcycle crash at Highway 169 and Interstate 80 in Des Moines, Iowa
Mon, 08/22/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Charles Kohles, 25, killed in collision at SW 12th Street and Army Post Road in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 07/08/2017 Motorcycle Accident Viken Koundakjian, 40, injured in motorcycle crash with hit-and-run driver at Indianola Avenue and Hillside Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 10/04/2017 Truck Accident Minor injuries reported when semi truck jackknifes on Interstate 235 in Des Moines, Iowa
Mon, 08/28/2017 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist injured in collision with suspected drunk driver in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 07/28/2018 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run collision in Des Moines, Iowa
Tue, 07/19/2016 Bicycle Accident Coe College psychology professor Daniel Lehn, 58, killed in bicycle collision in Des Moines, Iowa
Fri, 09/16/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash at Indianola Avenue and East Park Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Sun, 09/18/2016 Pedestrian Accident Dean Bradham, 49, and Edwin Sullivan, 56, injured, and Chad Winninger, 40 charged after deliberate pedestrian collision at Highland Park Little League Complex on NW Morningstar Drive in Des Moines, Iowa
Fri, 09/29/2017 Pedestrian Accident Peggy Bragg, 58, killed in pedestrian collision on University Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 02/21/2015 Pedestrian Accident Warner Robinson, 21, killed in hit and run collision on University Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 10/27/2016 Pedestrian Accident Josef Fuller, 12, killed in pedestrian collision on Southwest Ninth Street in Des Moines, Iowa
Sun, 02/25/2018 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Matthew Otto, 33, killed in collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Oleaf Teoh, 22, on Urbandale Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Sun, 08/23/2015 Pedestrian Accident Daulton Holly, 21, killed in apparent hit-and-run pedestrian collision on Racoon River Drive in Des Moines, Iowa