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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
Tue, 09/27/2016 Motorcycle Accident Ryan Stout, 25, dies in motorcycle wreck on Southeast Virginia 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, 09/16/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash at Indianola Avenue and East Park Avenue 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
Thu, 09/08/2016 Car Accident Lea Phann, 12, killed and Sos Phann critically injured in car collision at SE 6th Street and Bell Avenue 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
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, 08/22/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Charles Kohles, 25, killed in collision at SW 12th Street and Army Post Road 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
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
Tue, 07/19/2016 Bicycle Accident Coe College psychology professor Daniel Lehn, 58, killed in bicycle collision in Des Moines, Iowa
Sun, 07/03/2016 Car Accident Bill Saywonson, 23, killed and Dawood Mekonnen Nega, 24, injured in single-vehicle crash at Second and University in Des Moines, Iowa
Thu, 06/23/2016 Car Accident Shawn David Ballard, 51, Benjamin Vidales, 27, injured in 4-vehicle crash on Interstate 35 in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 05/14/2016 Car Accident Grand View University volleyball players Pedro Cardoso and Felipe Noguiere injured in car crash at Grand and Pennsylvania Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa
Sat, 04/23/2016 Car Accident Timothy Joseph Zepeda, 54, killed in car crash on Interstate 235 in Des Moines, Iowa