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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
Thu, 11/26/2020 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision at SE 14th Street and Watrous Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Sun, 10/18/2020 Car Accident Jazmin Alondra Avila-Arreola, 22, and Daizy Sofia Arreola, 18, killed in crash on 6th Avenue 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
Sun, 07/05/2020 Car Accident Ross Jacob Welsher, Jordan Van Gundy, Jacob Lee Van Gundy, and Zachary McBride killed in single-vehicle crash on George Flagg Parkway 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
Tue, 03/31/2020 Car Accident One person killed and one injured in collision at SW 9th Street an McKinley Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Mon, 12/03/2018 Car Accident Emilio Esteban Garcia, 16, and Jair Sanchez-Banos, 17, killed in crash of stolen vehicle at 30th Street and Jefferson Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 08/08/2018 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist injured in collision on Fleur Drive in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 07/28/2018 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run collision in Des Moines, Iowa
Mon, 04/02/2018 Car Accident Christopher Harrier, 34, killed and two people injured in car collision at 7th and Cherry 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
Sat, 10/21/2017 Car Accident Kathryn Kinley, 56, and Nariyo Lee, 13, killed, Ryan Rench, 28, and one teen injured in two-vehicle collision on SE Army Post Road in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 10/19/2017 Car Accident One person killed in two-vehicle collision at Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Clark Street in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 10/04/2017 Truck Accident Minor injuries reported when semi truck jackknifes on Interstate 235 in Des Moines, Iowa
Fri, 09/29/2017 Pedestrian Accident Peggy Bragg, 58, killed in pedestrian collision on University Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa