Stories tagged: car crashes
Sun., Dec. 19, 2010
Snow brings crashes, slide-offs
After a few days of reprieve from the snow, the flakes began falling in the Spokane area again Saturday. Roads became slick, leaving local law enforcement to deal with numerous …
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010
Driver convicted in crash with cops
A jury on Thursday convicted a Spokane woman of three counts of vehicular assault for a crash that injured three police detectives last summer. Tonia S. Vansant, 38, faces 33 …
Thu., Dec. 9, 2010, 1 p.m.
Woman convicted in crash that injured Spokane detectives
A jury today convicted a Spokane woman of three counts of vehicular assault for a crash that injured three police detectives last summer.
Mon., Nov. 29, 2010, 8:58 p.m.
3 injured in head-on highway crash
Three people were injured today when a motorist failed to yield to oncoming traffic on Highway 290, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Mon., Nov. 15, 2010, 8:24 a.m.
Driver of stolen Honda arrested on East Empire
A level 3 sex offender who hasn’t checked in with authorities recently was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly crashed into another car while fleeing Spokane police in a stolen …
Wed., Nov. 10, 2010, 11:46 a.m.
2 hospitalized after icy highway crash
A driver and passenger from Wilbur were airlifted to a Spokane hospital this morning after their Jeep lost control on icy Highway 2.
Mon., Oct. 4, 2010, 3:38 p.m.
Crash between bike, minivan closes downtown streets
A crash between a bicyclist and a minivan has closed the intersection of 4th Avenue and Lincoln Street.
Tue., Sept. 21, 2010, 12:36 p.m.
Teen dies after Palouse Highway car crash
An 18-year-old woman injured in a car crash on the Palouse Highway early Saturday has died.
Sat., Sept. 18, 2010, 9:30 p.m.
Fairfield teen killed in Palouse Highway crash
An 18-year-old Fairfield, Wash., man died early Saturday when his car left the Palouse Highway and struck a tree.
Tue., Aug. 3, 2010, 6:17 p.m.
Driver charged in fatal 2009 crash
A driver accused of killing a Mead woman in a drunken, head-on crash has been charged with a felony, nearly one year later. Waiting to charge Lucian G. Brisan, 30, …
Tue., Aug. 3, 2010, 11:01 a.m.
‘Disparaging remarks’ led to Valley hit and run
A driver sought in a Spokane Valley hit-and-run crash that injured a bicyclist has turned himself in to police.
Tue., July 20, 2010
Driver’s brother sentenced earlier
The brother of a woman accused of crashing into three Spokane police detectives Friday was sentenced two days earlier to federal prison for child pornography possession. Tonia S. Vansant, 37, …
Mon., July 19, 2010, 12:05 p.m.
Detectives injured in crash recovering at home
The three Spokane police detectives injured in a car crash Friday have been identified as Mark Burbridge, Jan Pogachar and Doug Orr.
Mon., June 28, 2010, 7:37 p.m.
Man, 23, arrested in crash that killed motorcyclist
A 23-year-old man is accused of killing a motorcyclist while driving in downtown Spokane early Saturday.
Tue., June 22, 2010, 11:03 a.m.
Left-behind license plate leads to hit-and-run suspect
Police say a Colbert man arrested for hit-and-run Monday left a crucial clue at the crash scene: his truck’s license plate.
Sun., June 20, 2010
Fatal crash closes Interstate 90 for hours
A 37-year-old Silverdale, Wash., man died Saturday in a single-car rollover accident that closed eastbound Interstate 90 east of Moses Lake for several hours.
Tue., June 15, 2010, 12:32 p.m.
Officials: Spokane man skips court, crashes into home
A man accused of crashing his car into a northwest Spokane home early today was scheduled to plead guilty Monday to a charge related to a Cheney shooting, but he …
Mon., June 14, 2010, 12:05 p.m.
Teens in deadly South Hill crash plead not guilty
Two teenagers were arraigned today on vehicular homicide charges connected to a Feb. 14 crash that killed a Lewis and Clark High graduate and Eastern Washington University student.
Sat., May 29, 2010
Records say teens had been drinking
Two teenagers had been drinking when they crashed their cars last winter, killing a 19-year-old Spokane woman. Brooke A. Reese’s blood-alcohol level was 0.06 and Taylor D. Marean’s was 0.12 …
Fri., May 28, 2010, 5:23 p.m.
Teen drivers in fatal wreck had been drinking
Two teenagers had been drinking when they crashed their cars last winter, killing a 19-year-old Spokane woman.
Thu., May 27, 2010, 12:38 p.m.
Suspected heroin seized after driver hits building
A suspected intoxicated driver whom deputies believe had heroin inside his car was arrested after crashing into a convenience store Wednesday night.
Fri., May 21, 2010, 8:18 a.m.
Sleepy driver crashes into red-light camera
A driver crashed into a red-light camera at Division Street and Sprague Avenue in Spokane after falling asleep this morning.
Mon., April 19, 2010, 3:54 p.m.
Pedestrian killed by car in Desmet, Idaho
An 18-year-old driver struck and killed a 22-year-old pedestrian early today in Desmet, Idaho, and alcohol is believed to be involved, according to the Idaho State Police.
Tue., April 6, 2010
Crash report urges charges in Spokane 19-year-old’s death
Two teenagers involved in a crash that killed a 19-year-old Spokane woman in February should face vehicular homicide charges, detectives have concluded in an investigative recommendation sent to prosecutors Monday. …
Mon., April 5, 2010, 5:49 p.m.
Charges recommended in crash that killed teen
Two teenagers involved in a crash that killed a 19-year-old Spokane woman in February face vehicular homicide charges under a recommendation sent to prosecutors Monday.
Thu., April 1, 2010, 3:49 p.m.
Witnesses rescue youngsters from overturned car
A driver was in critical condition and his three children were injured this afternoon after he lost control of his car, which vaulted into a telephone pole before coming to …
Mon., March 29, 2010, 11:58 a.m.
Truck rollover traps 2 for several hours
Two men were trapped for several hours after their pickup overturned this morning off Stevens Creek Road near the Palouse Highway.
Thu., March 4, 2010, 12:24 p.m.
Bicyclist’s family: Death ‘just too tragic’
The bicyclist killed Monday in downtown Spokane was an electrician and father of six known for his sense of humor.
Thu., March 4, 2010
Officer legally drunk in crash
A Spokane County Sheriff’s lieutenant arrested after an early-morning rollover crash was legally drunk when he was driving, according to newly filed court documents. Stephen P. Jones, 53, was charged …
Wed., March 3, 2010, 1:40 p.m.
Fewest fatalities on Washington roads since 1955
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission says there were 490 highway fatalities in 2009 in Washington. That’s 31 fewer than the year before and the fewest in 54 years.