Stories tagged: accidents
Sat., Feb. 26, 2011, 3:43 p.m.
One dead in Stevens County car crash
A Spokane man died in a one-car accident early Saturday that shut down Highway 395 three miles north of Chewelah for hours.
Fri., Feb. 25, 2011, 3:50 p.m.
Authorities identify teens involved in fatal Soap Lake crash
Grant County sheriff’s deputies have identified the two teens involved in a Feb. 20 fatal car crash near Soap Lake, Wash.
Sat., Feb. 19, 2011, 7:50 p.m.
Man on motorcycle injured in Coeur d’Alene crash
A Spokane man was injured today after rear-ending another driver and being thrown from his motorcycle about 2:30 p.m. in Coeur d’Alene today.
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011, 4:53 p.m.
Northport collision leaves one dead, one still trapped
A two-car collision today about 3:35 has left one person dead and another trapped in a vehicle with serious injuries. The road was fully blocked on Highway 25 three miles …
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011, 5:44 p.m.
Woman injured in head-on crash with semi
One person was injured in a collision at 10:38 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 90 near Wallace when a semi truck lost control and struck her vehicle head on.
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010, midnight
Man arrested after towed sled hits police car
A Spokane father is in jail after two children he was towing on a sled behind an ATV slammed into a parked police car, sending the kids to the hospital. …
Thu., Dec. 30, 2010, 4:53 p.m.
Sled crash that hurt 2 kids lands Spokane dad in jail
A Spokane man is in jail after two children he was towing on a sled behind an ATV slammed into a parked police car, sending the kids to the hospital.
Sat., Dec. 4, 2010, midnight
Poor weather keeps firefighters busy
Bad weather always causes more problems for the Spokane Valley Fire Department and the two weeks ending Wednesday were no different. The department responded to 495 calls, many more than …
Sun., Dec. 6, 2009, 12:30 a.m.
Ice a factor in two crashes, one fatal
Icy road conditions in the Inland Northwest contributed to the first major weather-related accidents of the season Friday night, prompting officials to remind drivers to slow down during inclement weather. …
Thu., Nov. 19, 2009, 7:47 a.m.
Snow triggers accidents
Snow falling in the upper elevations of Spokane County apparently set the stage for a string of traffic accidents this morning.
Mon., Nov. 9, 2009, 4:04 p.m.
Forecasters see possibility of snow later in week
Cooler weather is opening the possibility of snowfall in lower elevations of the Inland Northwest on Thursday and Saturday mornings, a forecaster said Monday.
Wed., May 13, 2009, 9:56 p.m.
Both lanes of I-90 closed at Stateline
One person is dead, and officials are working to clear a multi-vehicle crash involving a moose that has closed eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near the Idaho border.
Thu., March 12, 1998, midnight
Pilot Blamed For Cable Car Accident Officers Face Charges After Pentagon Investigation Finds They Chose To Break Rules
The Pentagon has concluded that the American pilot and crew were responsible for the accident last month that killed 20 people when his Marine Corp jet struck a ski lift’s …
Sat., Sept. 20, 1997, midnight
Six Killed In Train Collision 170 Injured In Wreck, Renewing Criticism Of British Rail System
A crowded passenger train collided with a freight train here Friday, killing 6 people, injuring 170 and raising renewed questions over the privatization of Britain’s railways, which some experts contend …
Sat., Aug. 30, 1997, midnight
Man Killed When Motorcycle Hits Bull
A Tacoma man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a bull on Idaho Highway 51 about seven miles north of the Nevada line. Kent Leroy Ray, 40, was riding …
Thu., April 3, 1997, midnight
Shared Pain, Shared Hope As Families Rally Around Sons, Hurt In Separate Accidents, They Support And Comfort Each Other
Loving words. Angelo Reed, 4, can only nod his head as his mother, Angel Reed, tells him ” We love you” during a visit at Sacred Heart Medical Center. Photo …
Sat., Jan. 18, 1997, midnight
Icy Roads Cause Scores Of Wrecks
Snow, ice and freezing rain caused a series of vehicle accidents in the Spokane area on Friday, including two separate crashes involving school buses. About 20 accidents, most of them …
Tue., Jan. 7, 1997, midnight
Yakima County One Of Deadliest Places To Drive
Recently retired Washington State Patrol Sgt. Gib Wheeler used two concise sentences each time he had to deliver the shattering news to someone that a family member had been killed. …
Sun., Dec. 8, 1996, midnight
Memorial Honors Victims Of Crash 10 Air Force Reservists Killed Off Coast Of Northern California
1. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert Vogel, left, and his fiancee Sherry Vaughan, walk away fro the HC-130P aircraft during a memorial service in Portland. Photo by Associated Press 2. …
Fri., Dec. 6, 1996, midnight
F-18 Hornet Crashes Trying To Land In Rain
An F-18 Hornet crashed while trying to land in the rain at night on an aircraft carrier, and the pilot ejected at the last moment, suffering minor injuries from a …
Fri., Dec. 6, 1996, midnight
Teen Crashes Descrease; Still Top Killer Laws Limiting Driving Privileges Credited For Fewer Fatalities
Fatal car crashes involving teen drivers dropped 24 percent in the past eight years, and the government gives some of the credit to laws that limit their driving privileges while …
Sun., Dec. 1, 1996, midnight
Mom Says Baby Was Strapped In
The mother of a Boise toddler killed by a passenger-side air bag disputes the coroner’s findings the child’s seat was not strapped in by a seat belt. One-year-old Alexandra Greer …
Wed., Sept. 4, 1996, midnight
Holiday Weekend Marred By Tacoma I-5 Pileup
The long Labor Day weekend ended much as it had started - with a pileup of vehicles on Interstate 5. A seven-car fender-bender occurred on northbound I-5 near the Tacoma …
Fri., Aug. 9, 1996, midnight
Officals To Reconstruct Twa Jet
Federal officials said Thursday they will reconstruct part of the TWA Flight 800 jumbo jet and zero in on the plane’s forward cargo area as the most likely area to …
Thu., July 18, 1996, midnight
Jet Explodes Over Atlantic All 229 Aboard Killed On Twa Flight To Paris
A TWA jetliner with 229 people aboard exploded in a fireball shortly after taking off for Paris and plunged into the waters off Long Island on Wednesday night. The U.S. …
Thu., June 20, 1996, midnight
F-18 Crashes During Test Maneuvers
An F-18 fighter jet crashed and burned in a residential area Wednesday, apparently while being put through a test flight by the manufacturer. The fire department and coroner were on …
Sat., April 6, 1996, midnight
Round-The-World Cruise Ends After Ship Strikes Reef For Some, This Was Second Failed Cunard Cruise
The Royal Viking Sun in happier times - November, 1988. Photo by Associated Press
Sat., April 6, 1996, midnight
Woman Killed In Wreck Vehicular Homicide Charges Considered Against Husband
A Liberty Lake man is being investigated for vehicular homicide after his wife was killed in a car wreck Thursday. Washington State Patrol troopers may recommend that charges be filed …
Wed., Feb. 7, 1996, midnight
Military Cuts Plane-Crash Rate
The number of military aircraft accidents has dropped dramatically in the last 20 years, making the rate of fatalities in military plane crashes comparable to that of commercial airliners. Still, …
Thu., Jan. 11, 1996, midnight
Student Hit By Bus In Crosswalk, Killed
A 16-year-old student was struck by a school bus and killed as she walked in a crosswalk in front of her high school Wednesday, the Washington State Patrol said. The …