10-vehicle collision closes SR 18 for over 4 hours Saturday, sends 3 motorcyclists to Harborview

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is reporting that a multi-vehicle, hit & run collision blocked SR 18 just west of SR 167 in Auburn on Saturday, Mar. 16, 2024. The collision involved seven motorcycles and three cars, WSP said. Troopers said that it all started when one vehicle slowing for traffic got rear-ended by another [...]

Woman dead, man injured in two-vehicle crash on Idaho highway

Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that occurred Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 12:49 p.m. on southbound US Highway 93 at milepost 63 in Jerome County. A 52-year-old male, of Hailey, was driving a 1995 GMC SUV southbound on US93. A 69-year-old female, of Shoshone, was driving a 2006 Toyota sedan northbound on [...]

SR 599 closed in Tukwila after head-on collision early Monday, March 11

Northbound SR 599 was closed Monday morning, March 11, 2024, just north of Interurban Avenue in Tukwila after a head-on collision. The Washington State Patrol (WSP) said the collision happened just before 3 a.m. While traveling southbound, the causing vehicle (#1) crossed the center median near Interurban, colliding head-on with a northbound vehicle (#2) in [...]

WA ranked the top state for deadly multi-car collisions

Washington state is getting called out for dangerous driving conditions in a new report. There are many factors that can contribute to the higher likelihood of a car collision. Of course, driver impairment is a large factor, as it often leads to dangerous situations. Other common factors include distraction, speed and traffic congestion. When multiple [...]

I-5 south vehicle crash that killed pedestrian snarled traffic near Marysville

One person was killed in an Interstate 5 (I-5) south vehicle crash involving a pedestrian, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported Sunday evening. The incident resulted in multiple lanes being blocked and traffic only getting by in the far left lane, WSP Public Information Officer Kelsey Harding wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter, just before 6 p.m. [...]

WSP trooper killed in three-vehicle I-5 crash identified, Lynnwood man in custody

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) trooper who died in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near Marysville early Saturday morning has been identified. WSP said Christopher M. Gadd, 27, was on patrol searching for DUI drivers when he was hit and killed. He had been with WSP for two and a half years and started [...]

Auburn police arrest 11 in illegal street racing over weekend

AUBURN, Wash. — Emphasis patrols from the Auburn Police Department netted several arrests for illegal street racing over the weekend. The emphasis took place on Saturday, Feb. 24, where police came across a meet-up for racers at Bowman Creek Elementary School. According to Auburn PD, it was there that they arrested 11 people for racing or [...]

Legal Guidance for Victims and Witnesses of a Hit and Run Accident

Hit and run accidents, whether involving vehicles striking pedestrians or other vehicles, present a distressing and often chaotic situation for victims and witnesses alike. In the immediate aftermath of such incidents, it's critical for individuals to understand their rights, responsibilities, and the necessary steps to take. As a legal expert, I will outline comprehensive guidance [...]

How Hiring an Attorney Helps to Safeguard Your Rights and Ensures Justice for You and Your Family

Car accidents can be life-altering events, causing not only physical injuries but also emotional and financial distress. In the aftermath of such incidents, hiring a skilled and experienced attorney can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. This article explores the numerous reasons why seeking legal representation is crucial after a car [...]

Unveiling the Tactics: How Insurance Companies Strategically Underpay Car Accident Claims

In the aftermath of a car accident, individuals often turn to their insurance providers with the expectation of fair compensation for damages incurred. However, there exists a disconcerting reality in the insurance industry – a set of tactics employed by companies to minimize payouts and underpay their clients. Understanding these strategies is crucial for individuals [...]