Stories tagged: car crashes
Tue., Jan. 31, 2012
Patrols emphasize crosswalk awareness
Crashes that hurt one man and killed another in Spokane last weekend occurred as local authorities are working to emphasize pedestrian safety to motorists. Emphasis patrols today and next month …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2012, 8:33 p.m.
Emphasis patrols follow Spokane pedestrian-auto crashes
Crashes that hurt one man and killed another in Spokane last weekend occurred as local authorities are working to emphasize pedestrian safety to motorists.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2012
Cafe owner accused of hit-and-run
A chef and restaurant owner being sought by police in connection with a hit-and-run crash that led to a Sunday manhunt involving a sheriff’s helicopter has turned himself in. Ryan …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2012, 7:29 p.m.
Local restaurant owner jailed in hit-and-run crash
A chef and restaurant owner turned himself in to jail for a hit-and-run crash that led to a manhunt involving a sheriff’s helicopter early Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 1, 2012, 3:38 p.m.
Head-on crash kills three near Reardan
Three people died in a head-on collision early today on state Highway 2 west of Spokane.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2011, 9 p.m.
Missing Moscow man found dead
Idaho State Police today learned of a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that likely occurred in September.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 30, 2011, 6:49 p.m.
Eastbound I90 cleared after two collisions
Two multi-car crashes Friday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Highway 195 caused a seven-mile backup in the eastbound lanes.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 22, 2011, 10:15 p.m.
Motorcyclist injured in Highway 2 crash
A collision between a motorcyclist and a passenger car on Highway 2 landed one in a local hospital Thursday night.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011, 10:25 a.m.
No charges for deputies in crash that killed diabetic man
Prosecutors have declined to pursue criminal charges against two Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies involved in a fatal crash with a diabetic man in June.
Tue., Sept. 20, 2011
Suspect pleads not guilty
An 18-year-old woman accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist was arraigned on a felony charge Monday in Spokane County Superior Court. Megan C. Skillingstad pleaded not guilty …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2011, 11:38 a.m.
Suspect in fatal hit-and-run bike crash pleads not guilty
An 18-year-old woman accused of a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist was arraigned on a felony charge today in Spokane County Superior Court.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2011, 5:12 p.m.
Spokane woman dies after June crash
A Spokane woman died Sept. 3 after a June car crash.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2011
Hit-and-run questions linger
For Helen Widener, the days haven’t gotten easier. When Spokane police first identified a suspect in the hit-and-run crash that led to the death of her husband, Dennis Widener, last …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2011, 4:17 p.m.
Teen dies in Osburn crash
A Wallace girl died this morning after driving off Interstate 90 in Osburn.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2011, 6:13 p.m.
Man dies after scooter crash in Spokane Valley
A 75-year-old man died Monday after crashing his scooter into a car in Spokane Valley.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2011, 5:42 p.m.
Victim identified in fatal car crash in east Spokane
A passenger who died in a one-car rollover crash Tuesday in east Spokane has been identified as Blair Riding, 31.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2011, 3:18 p.m.
Doctors save woman’s badly broken leg
Doctors were able to avoid amputating the leg of a woman injured a motorcycle-vehicle collision late Saturday night in the West Plains, officials said today.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2011
Suspect in hit-and-run identified
A suspect has been identified in a June hit-and-run crash that led to a 66-year-old bicyclist’s death. Spokane police on Friday seized a 1996 Nissan Sentra that they believe 18-year-old …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2011, 5:01 p.m.
Suspect identified in crash that killed bicyclist
A suspect has been identified in a hit-and-run crash that led to a 66-year-old Spokane man’s death. Police today seized a 1996 Nissan Sentra that they believe 18-year-old Megan C. …
Sat., July 30, 2011, 6:09 p.m.
Four-car crash lands several in hospital
A four-car crash near Silverwood Theme Park landed several people in a hospital with non-life threatening injuries just before noon today.
Sun., July 3, 2011, 5:34 p.m.
Retired police detective injured in motorcycle crash
A retired Spokane police detective was injured in a motorcycle crash on Trent Avenue today.
Fri., July 1, 2011
Idaho trooper cleared in shooting that left fugitive dead
An Idaho State Police trooper who shot a fugitive to death during a pursuit north of Coeur d’Alene in February will not face charges. Trooper Dan Howard was justified when …
Wed., June 29, 2011
Officer’s text message ruled a factor in pedestrian fatality
A Spokane police officer who hit and killed an intoxicated pedestrian in his patrol car in January was typing a message into his onboard computer just before the crash. Officer …
Thu., June 23, 2011
Driver suffered from diabetes
A driver who crashed into a log truck and died while being chased by sheriff’s deputies was a Post Falls man with severe diabetes, friends say. Authorities identified Daniel James …
Wed., June 22, 2011, 2:29 p.m.
Driver who died in cop chase was diabetic, friends say
A driver who crashed into a log truck and died while being chased by sheriff’s deputies was a Post Falls man with severe diabetes, friends say.
UPDATED: Mon., June 20, 2011, 4:36 p.m.
Driver pursued by Spokane deputies dies in crash
A driver being pursued by Spokane County sheriff’s deputies crashed head-on into a semi-truck and died Monday after driving for about a mile with a flat tire caused by law …
Mon., June 13, 2011, 4:26 p.m.
Montana man killed in car crash on Interstate 90
A Montana man died Monday morning when a car he was riding in crashed on Interstate 90 in Wallace.
Sat., May 28, 2011, 5:37 p.m.
Wellpinit man dies in rollover accident
A Wellpinit man died after an accident Saturday about 4:30 p.m. on Ford Wellpinit Road, just west of Martha Boardman Road.
Fri., May 27, 2011
Mother cleared in crash fatal to baby
A vehicular homicide charge was dismissed Thursday against a Post Falls mother whose daughter was fatally injured five years ago while riding in an improperly installed car seat. Spokane County …
Thu., May 26, 2011, 5:57 p.m.
Judge dismisses homicide charge in car seat case
A vehicular homicide charge was dismissed Thursday against a Post Falls mother whose daughter was fatally injured while riding in an improperly installed car seat five years ago. Spokane County …