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 [...]


Amid Tragic Car Accident, Accident Attorney Stresses Safe Driving

Wrong-Way Driver Results in Fatal Car Accident Roadways were closed earlier this month after three other cars were hit head-on by a wrong-way driver hit. The car accident happened on Highway 516 in Kent, Washington on April 11th. Six others sustained injury. Sadly, the wrong-way driver and the passenger, his brother, didn't survive the auto [...]


Fatal Head-on Auto Accident Between Car and Semi at Tiger Mountain

Fatal Semi and Car Auto Accident on Highway 18 Highway 18 is one of the busiest roads in Washington state. It was closed for over 6 hours on Monday night when the Washington State Patrol had to conduct a fatality investigation. The crash that prompted this investigation happened just before 5 pm and involved a [...]


Head-on Auto Accident Kills One and Seriously Injures Another

Driver Killed Trying to Avoid Road Debris One person was killed and a second seriously injured in a head-on crash on State Route 18, at SE 104th Street near the Tiger Mountain Summit. Washington State Patrol Troopers say that the crash appears to have been caused by a metal driveline, typically found underneath cars, skidding [...]


One Fatality in 3 Car Auto Accident in Lake Stevens

Photo courtesy of Komo News/Air4) T-Bone Auto Accident While Driving The Washington State Patrol responded to a 3-car accident long the Granite Falls Highway, near Lake Stevens, that left one driver dead and three others injured. It happened on State Route 92 near 44th Street Northeast. Troopers say that a station wagon was [...]


Three Car Auto Accident in Canyon County

In the News: Auto Accident Idaho State Police were still investigating a single car accident when a three-car crash occurred at the intersection of Indiana and Orchard Avenues, in Caldwell, Idaho. Records show that a woman driving a Jeep Cherokee, with two children in the vehicle, failed to yield at the intersection. She struck a [...]


Pasco Man Drives Truck through House: Deadly Auto Accident

Photo credit: http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/36857340/one-man-dead-after-crashing-through-brick-wall-and-into-house Driver Died at Auto Accident Scene Following Medical Emergency Pasco police are investigating a fatal crash that left a houseful of destruction in its wake and the driver dead.  A 47-year-old man was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck northbound on Convention near the Fairchild Cinemas, when he veered [...]


Multi-Car Accident on I-5 Leaves 1 Dead and Several Injured

Photo courtesy of Kiro Late Night Car Accident Pile-Up A multi-car accident happened late Sunday night near Everett. State troopers and medics were called to an accident in the southbound lanes near Highway 2, after reports of a serious crash, involving several vehicles and a semi-truck. A 57-year-old woman died at the scene [...]


Down on Drowsy Driving

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week: November 5-12, 2017 Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee is promoting an awareness campaign against drowsy driving, a form of impaired driving, reducing road fatalities in Washington state. In a news release from the Washington State Patrol, Governor Inslee proclaimed November 5-12 as Drowsy Driving Awareness and Prevention Week. Drowsy Driving Statistics The [...]


6 Tips to Reduce Your Risk for an Car Accident this Winter

Driving in the winter can be a little intimidating for some, especially if it’s not a consistent weather pattern that your area is used to. Just a few short weeks ago, the Northwest was still in the thick of a summer haze, and now we are anticipating another kind of haze--Snow. Mountain areas are already [...]