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  • Doctors Remove Fence Post From Man’s Chest After Crash

    A man was in critical condition after doctors removed a fence post that pierced his chest during a car accident early Tuesday and pinned him to his seat. Charles Bryan, …


  • St. Maries Man Dies As Truck Crash-Lands

    A St. Maries man has died and another man was hospitalized after a pickup went over a 60-foot embankment. The driver, Henry L. Blankenship, 71, was driving his pickup southbound …


  • Man To Plead Guilty In Car Death

    A Bonners Ferry man accused of driving under the influence of drugs is expected to plead guilty to vehicular manslaughter, a Kootenai County prosecutor said Thursday. Lester Poston has agreed …


  • Driver Hits Art School

    A 45-year-old man suffered minor injuries after his car skimmed a Spokane art school and broke off a gas meter, police said. John F. Killeen, address unavailable, was taken to …


  • Pain Hits Home Off-Duty Isp Officer And His Wife Struck By Suspected Drunken Driver

    Officer Jason MacNeil figures he’s clamped the cuffs on more than 150 drunken drivers. But on Monday night the dangers of drunken driving took on a personal meaning for the …


  • Man Hospitalized After Accident

    A 44-year-old Spokane man was in serious condition Tuesday after being hit by a car Monday, the Washington State Patrol said. Juan M. Taschiquin suffered head injuries and a broken …


  • 2 Men Die In Wrecks On Icy N. Idaho Roads

    Two North Idaho men died during the weekend as a result of separate single-car accidents caused by icy roads. Larry Wahl, 43, died when his pickup slid off state Highway …


  • Police Interview Seahawks’ Frier

    Kirkland police have interviewed the Seattle Seahawks’ Mike Frier in his hospital bed for the first time since a car accident left him paralyzed. But the investigation into who was …


  • Pickup Skids On Ice; Man Listed As Critical

    A 22-year-old Sagle, Idaho, man was listed in critical condition Friday after his pickup truck slipped on ice and flew through the air. Steven C. George was driving east on …


  • Woman In Coma After Cda Wreck

    A high-speed car accident that left wreckage scattered along two Coeur d’Alene blocks has also left one woman in a coma, police officials say. Victoria VanHorn, 34, received severe head …


  • Two Die In Head-On Crash On Interstate 90 In Valley

    Two women died Saturday in a head-on collision on icy Interstate 90, the Washington State Patrol said. Alice K. McGuinness, 51, of Coeur d’Alene, and Heather Grooms, 22, W3611 Heroy, …


  • Wall Of Fog Causes Deadly Pileup

    Truck drivers crossing Arkansas under clear skies before dawn Monday ran into a “wall of fog” that caused a nine-vehicle pileup. Five people were killed. Truckers issued warnings on their …


  • Accident Blacks Out Part Of North Side

    Cold temperatures and icy rain caused dozens of accidents Sunday in Eastern Washington and North Idaho, including wrecks that stuck a truck in a tree and knocked out power to …


  • Snowstorm Sends Drivers Skidding, Closes Part Of I-90

    A snowstorm passed through Eastern Washington on Saturday, injuring several drivers with at least one in critical condition. The most snow was reported between 2 and 3 p.m. when visibility …


  • Woman Charged In 6-Car Pileup

    The woman accused of causing Thursday’s six-car pileup on Interstate 90 has been charged with drunken driving in the past. Washington State Patrol troopers say Tammy L. Stebbins was drinking …


  • Speeding Corvette Crashes, Injuring Three

    Car parts lay scattered at 10th and Harrison. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review


  • Six Cars Pile Up On I-90 Woman Driving The Wrong Way In Interstate Causes Two Accidents

    A six-car pileup on Interstate 90 left four people injured. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review


  • Veterinarian, Wife, Kids Hit, Killed By Pickup

    A veterinarian and three family members were killed by a pickup truck after stopping on a dark country road to examine an injured bobcat. A motorist had gone to Dr. …


  • 50 Vehicles Involved In Chain-Reaction Wrecks

    Two semi-trucks jackknifed on a snowy interstate Wednesday, causing a series of chain-reaction wrecks with about 50 vehicles, police said. One person was killed and 14 others injured. The wreck …


  • Survivors Improve After Wreck Of Tourist Bus Headed To Shrine

    Thirteen U.S. tourists remained hospitalized Sunday, a day after three Arizona women died when the double-decker tour bus they were riding in flipped over on a slippery highway north of …


  • Bus Carrying Arizona Tourists Flips

    A double-decker bus carrying U.S. tourists to religious shrines in France and Portugal swerved off a slippery road and flipped over, killing three passengers and injuring 22, police said Saturday. …


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