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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, 02/19/2017 Car Accident Two people injured when vehicle crashes into Des Moines River off of Interstate 80 in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 02/08/2017 Car Accident Serious T-bone collision reported at NE 43rd Ct. and Hubbell Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Fri, 01/13/2017 Car Accident Four people injured in car collision at South Union Street and East Kenyon Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Fri, 01/13/2017 Car Accident Serious crash reported on SW 9TH Street in Des Moines, Iowa
Mon, 01/09/2017 Car Accident Alleged wrong-way driver Jason Zika, 38, causes 4-car crash, injuring 2 on I-235 after going 90 mph on shoulder in Des Moines, Iowa
Fri, 12/30/2016 Car Accident Anthony Mure, 18, killed and two people injured and driver Will Henry Howard IV, 29, and Daniel Scott Coleman, 25, arrested after collision following police chase at 19th and Clark Streets in Des Moines, Iowa
Fri, 12/23/2016 Car Accident Minor injuries reported in car crash on Interstate 35 in Des Moines, Iowa
Wed, 12/07/2016 Other Type of Accident Fire truck damaged by hit-and-run driver in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 11/24/2016 Car Accident One adult killed and child injured in car collision at SW 2nd and W. MLK Parkway in Des Moines, Iowa
Tue, 11/22/2016 Car Accident Soe Reh killed and David Soe, 3, injured in multi-vehicle collision on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 11/05/2016 Car Accident Major collision reported on Interstate 80/35 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, 10/23/2016 Car Accident Sheila Hensley, 43, dies single-vehicle crash on E. 24th Street in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 10/22/2016 Car Accident Ali Sheikh, 20, cited after crashing into home near 9th Street and Kenyon Avenue, injuring passenger 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