Workplace Safety Concern: Construction Worker Falls 80 Feet Off Seattle Building

Caught by Safety Netting Photo credit: Luciana Santos/ All in all, workplace safety is always a concern, but never more so, than for those working high above the ground. Recently, a construction worker found himself lucky to be alive after surviving an 8-story fall from a building under construction in Seattle--all thanks to [...]


Washington State Patrol Troopers to Perform Unsecured Load Emphasis Patrols this Weekend

"Secure Your Load" Safety Patrols Across Washington State Secure Your Load for Safer Roads! With warmer weather coming, the Washington State Patrol is looking to improve safety measures for those traveling with unsecured loads. By adding additional patrols, they are hoping to help drivers be more aware of the hazards and risks associated [...]


Mother and Child Struck by a Car—Injured in Renton School Zone

aas School Zone Accident A mother and child were struck by a car and injured Monday morning in Renton. The incident happened in the school zone near Benson Hill Elementary, at the 18400 block of 116th Ave SE, just after 8am. Police and Renton firefighters were on the scene after receiving several reports of two pedestrians [...]


Warm Weather Brings People to the River–Remember to Stay Safe

Staying Safe in the Sun and On the Water Photo courtesy of The sun is finally breaking through the clouds and people are flocking to the water. While it's still early in the boating season, being safe is an on-going task for everyone heading to the river! The Pasco Fire department is [...]


76-year-old Driver Injured in Richland Crash

Crash Caused by Driver Swerving into Oncoming Traffic An elderly Richland woman was injured in a three-vehicle crash on State Route 240 in Richland. Troopers were on the  crash scene just after 7am Friday morning. A 20-year-old Kennewick man had been driving west on the highway when he hit a Subaru Outback near Duportail Street. [...]


State Law Will Require Drivers to Move Over or Slow Down for Utility Workers

New Law Coming Says Move Over...Again Lawmakers are telling Washington state drivers to get ready to Move Over again! By expanding safety provisions in the Move Over Law, drivers will now need to steer clear of utility workers, as well other civil servants, starting June 7, 2018.   Move Over for Utility Workers Utility workers will soon receive [...]


Top Four Things to Record After an Accident

You've Been in a Crash--It's Your Call Photo courtesy of: The Ford Motor Company has recently introduced a new smartphone app. It helps drivers know what to do and record after being in an auto accident. Like many other companies, they offer an easy way for accident victims to collect details regarding [...]


Cyclists Urged to Install Lights and Reflectors on Bikes after Teen was Hit by Car

Photo courtesy of the Kennewick Police Department Cyclists Need to Light their Way All cyclists are being urged to install reflectors and lights on their bikes after a teen was hit by a car while riding his bike Sunday night in Kennewick. Police officers were on the scene after receiving calls about the [...]


1 Killed, 2 Injured in Hwy 18 Crash in Maple Valley

 Another Fatal Crossover Crash Photo courtesy of Kiro News A fatal two-vehicle crash took the life of one man and seriously injured two others in a late-night collision in Maple Valley. First responders and the Washington State Patrol were on the scene just before midnight on Wednesday after receiving reports of a serious [...]


3 Injured in Crash as Suspected DUI Driver Heads Wrong-Way Up HWY 99

Early Morning Driver Suspected of DUI A suspected DUI driver drove head-on into another car early Tuesday morning. It happened near the intersection of 148th Street SW on State Route 99 in Lynnwood. The suspected DUI driver, a 45-year-old Auburn woman, was heading north in the southbound lanes in a Hyundai Sonata before smashing head-on [...]