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Complete Des Moines, IA accident reports and news.

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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
Sun, 08/16/2015 Drunk Driving Wade Franck, 41, killed, and two people injured in bicycle collision with alleged drunken hit-and-run driver Jonathan Rodriguez Leyva, 31, during Urban Assault Ride on Grand Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 12/07/2016 Other Type of Accident Fire truck damaged by hit-and-run driver 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
Thu, 11/26/2020 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision at SE 14th Street and Watrous Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Tue, 12/15/2015 Pedestrian Accident James Pascasio, 61, killed in pedestrian collision with driver Osmar Portillo-Rodrigues, 19, at Hubbell Avenue at E. 42nd Street in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 03/09/2017 Pedestrian Accident Antonio Sanchez-Peck, 16, killed in pedestrian collision with road grading vehicle on SW 9th Street in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 05/24/2017 Pedestrian Accident Lila Tuttle, 8, seriously injured in pedestrian collision with alleged drunk driver Lawrence McKenzie, 54, on 48th Street and College Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Tue, 08/23/2016 Pedestrian Accident Boy, 6, seriously injured in pedestrian collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Naomi MacDonald, 32, at 23rd Street and University Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Mon, 08/28/2017 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist injured in collision with suspected drunk driver in Des Moines, Iowa