Having a car accident in your dream can be a powerful symbol with strong emotions. In this complete dream interpretation post, we will go through the major themes and symbols that you may encounter with your dreams involving car crash and accidents. Being inside a car accident can have multiple meanings and it hugely depends on the context of the car accident dream itself. You will need to note the surroundings, the background causes, and the possible dream injuries of everyone involved in the car accident dream. For example, an accident dream in a parking lot may be different compared to a freeway accident.
Also, depending on the damaged car parts inside the dream due to the accident. The car accident dream can mean different things. Below we will list out some of the most common car accident dream themes to help you.
Dream About Car Accident as a Driver
To dream that you are in a car accident as a driver symbolize an error or mistake that you have made, you are not proud of something that you have done in the past and the guilt is revealing itself within your dream. This is especially true if you see yourself getting arrested after the accident.
Or it could simply represent your fears of being in an actual accident, especially if you are a new driver, you may have car crash dreams because you feel nervous about driving and your mind is warning you of potential accidents that you may face.
How you act and react within the car accident dream may give clue as well. If you are driving too fast within the dream and end up crashing the car, you have to ask if you are “driving” yourself too hard? Perhaps you need to slow down before you hit disaster.
If you dream about crash the car because of fog, lost direction, or bad signs. You need to rethink or re-plan your course of actions and set yourself on a better path. We will go deeper into the various dream car crashes causes and their underlying symbols.
If you dream that you die or get seriously injured from the car accident, and you get sent to the hospital. You actually dream about the reactions of others, then it suggests that your reckless activity is affecting those around you. This car accident dream is a your inner wake-up call for your reckless behavior.
Also pay close attention to the damage and what happens after the car accident inside the dream. The results can offer important clues to your auto accident dream interpretation as well.
Dream About Car Accident as a Passenger
To dream of a car accident while being a passenger symbolizes your inner emotional state. You may be harboring deep anxieties and fears that are outside of your control.
Riding on the passenger side while being in the accident could mean you’re taking a passive role in life, and that passive is hurting you.
And if you’re in the backseat when the accident happens, the misfortune is completely outside of your control since someone else is calling the shots for you.
Dream About Other People Involved in a Car Accident
Dreaming about seeing or witnessing that someone is injured in a car accident means that you cannot control the action of others. They have to live with the consequences of their own decisions.
You may or may not know the person involved in the accident in the dream, or that someone can be your loved one or friend’s, or even parents car accidents.
However, if you dream that a loved one dies in a fatal car accident, the car accident death is also symbolic of your own relationship with that person. Perhaps you need to let go of this relationship.
If the crash involves pedestrians or even protestors, it indicates that you have strong opinions about certain way of life. And you will not hesitate to take drastic means to silence other voices.
Dream About the Aftermath of Car Accident
The aftermath of the car accident itself is important for you to access the type of damage or result that may foreshadow from your behaviors.
No Damage or Bumper Damage Only:
This dream serves as a wake up too to remind you of the potential damage that it could be.
Cosmetic Damage to the Car:
The result of your behaviors may harm your reputation.
Major Damage and Flip Over:
The accident incident will turn your life upside down, and you will need much time to heal.
People rush to car to assist after the crash:
You will most likely receive help after any life incident in which he is hurt or delayed. The persons that come to help can mean different ideas as well. For example, emergency personnel and ambulance that come to help means that important people will come to your aid.
Angel or angels arrive after a crash.
Look for divine inspiration, direction or guidance after an incident that changes your life journey.
Dreaming that you are driving off Off a bridge or pier and crash into the water or waterfall, portends that your goals may not go well and will result in an emotional depression once you do fail. The dream is the same if the car gets flooded and you cannot get out.
Life will deliver a blow to your intended plans.
Another person may hinder your goal and future plans.
To hit a truck in the dream, be careful about overworking in real life, it can interfere with your other life long goals such as spending more time with family.
To dream that a drone crashing into your car suggests that someone or something is going to cause major setback and damage. They will go astray from their original plan of observing, and put a stop to your life’s directions.
Although minor damage may occur to the car, hitting the guard rail or fence instead of falling off a cliff means that your rules keep you on your path. You may hit some road blocks but at least you will not hit fatal catastrophe.
The type of the building that you have accident with inside the dream may have their own symbolism. For example, bank means financial well being and high rise business buildings symbolizes business success. Apartment buildings relation to family issues. Crashing into a church could suggest running into spiritual problems.
The structures that you crash into in a car accident dream, may also provide valuable hints to what the obstacle may be. For example, crashing into a brick wall indicates a group of individuals may change their minds, and putting a stop to your plans through their negative feedback and disapproval.
Car crashing into a fountain in the dream, indicates your flow of pleasure and energy is going to come to a screeching halt.
Dreaming about accidents with buses and trains means that your personal goals may clash with groups of people that hold very strong ideas against your own. If the dream features an accident with a school bus, it foretells that your lifestyle or current projects will clash with what you have learned back in school, be prepared to unlearn what you knew and embrace new ideas.
If the dream features collisions with cows or deer, pay attention to the type of animals that you have hit in the dream. It symbolizes that your life’s direction is in direct of conflict with the values that these animals represent.
To see that you get in a car accident while racing, suggest that you need to slow down and take a different course in life. You are moving too fast with certain career paths or relationship status, and that speed will likely lead to disastrous failure.
To dream that your car catches on fire, you may burn out from achieving your goals, or fail to succeed because you have burned up your available resources.
The fatal dream accident means that it’s time for the dreamer to reflect on his goals and his method of attaining them. Or it could mean permanent loss of the relationship if it is a loved one.
The dream of accident and no insurance foretells that your emotional outburst might cause irreparable damage. You will turn away certain social safety nets, and things might spiral out of your control.
The dream of an accident caused by traffic, is an omen that you need to look out for out forces that are outside of your control. Stay away from trends or suddenly noted dangers will be able to save you from heartaches and destruction of your life.