Stories tagged: car crashes
Wed., March 3, 2010
Driver arrested after cyclist fatally injured in Spokane
A driver in Spokane was arrested late Monday night after fleeing the scene of a fatal collision with a bicyclist at Division Street and Sprague Avenue downtown
Fri., Jan. 8, 2010
Family of hit-and-run victim wants bars held responsible
The family of a Canadian woman killed in a hit-and-run crash in downtown Spokane wants two bars that reportedly served the suspected driver alcohol that night held responsible for her …
Mon., Dec. 21, 2009, 5:59 p.m.
Spokane man killed in Highway 195 crash
A two-car crash six miles south of Spokane Monday killed a 57-year-old man.
Mon., Nov. 30, 2009, 7:09 p.m.
Victim in downtown hit-and-run crash dies
A woman struck by a suspected drunken driver in a hit-and-run crash in downtown Spokane has died. Elaine Price-Cornell, 63, died Saturday after being struck at Browne Street and Spokane …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2009
Driver in Spokane hit-and-run had prior DUI stop
A driver accused of a hit-and-run crash in downtown Spokane was cited for drunken driving two months before police say he struck a woman after drinking at several bars Friday …
Fri., Nov. 20, 2009, 11:10 a.m.
Pedestrian killed in downtown Sandpoint
A man died after being hit by a car in downtown Sandpoint Thursday afternoon.
Mon., Nov. 9, 2009, 11:40 a.m.
Collision with logging truck kills one
A 25-year-old Colville man died this morning when he lost control of his 1992 Toyota pickup and slammed into an oncoming logging truck north of Deer Park.
Wed., Nov. 4, 2009, 4:59 p.m.
Officer in serious condition after rear-end crash
A Spokane police officer was hospitalized with serious injuries today after a woman thought to be on drugs rear ended his squad car while he was stopped in a street …
Wed., Nov. 4, 2009, 2:26 p.m.
Crash kills Tekoa boy on eve of 18th birthday
A one-car crash Tuesday night killed a Tekoa, Wash., boy who was to turn 18 today, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office announced.
Thu., Oct. 29, 2009, 3:21 p.m.
Motorcyclist involved in crash identified
The biker killed in a crash Wednesday had been a member of the Ghost Riders motorcycle gang and served time in prison for killing two people.
Sat., Oct. 3, 2009, 6:23 p.m.
Crash on Highway 21 kills Malo man
A man died on Highway 21 in Ferry County Friday night after another driver crossed the center line and struck his car.
Wed., Sept. 23, 2009
Road fatalities drop to 1955 rate
OLYMPIA – Deadly crashes on Washington roads are at their lowest level in more than 50 years, state officials said Tuesday. Preliminary statistics show 522 traffic-related deaths last year – …
Tue., Sept. 8, 2009, 8:27 a.m.
Truck hits toddler on Highway 2
A 2-year-old Wilbur boy walking on Highway 2 was struck by a pickup Monday night.
Mon., Aug. 17, 2009, 10:04 a.m.
Crash on Ruby Street yields arrest
A driver fleeing the scene of a traffic accident at North Foothills Drive and Ruby Street this morning was arrested by police officers a short distance away, police said.
Wed., July 22, 2009, 1:13 p.m.
WSP: Studded tires, negligent driving caused crash
An Elk man driving with studded tires caused a three-car crash on Highway 2 near Newport this morning.
Wed., July 15, 2009, 9:10 p.m.
Michigan woman killed on Highway 2
A three-car crash on Highway 2 north of Spokane killed a Michigan woman Wednesday afternoon. Margaret J. Brabant, 69, of Sault Sainte Marie, died when the 1998 Toyota Camry she …
Fri., June 19, 2009, 6:06 p.m.
Retired firefighter back in jail for driving offenses
A retired firefighter with a history of driving arrests is back in jail after a judge learned he’d caused two car crashes and received one speeding ticket since his last …
Fri., June 19, 2009, 5:49 p.m.
Driver in I-90 wreck escapes major injury
Two men escaped major injury in a head-on crash on Interstate 90 that jammed the eastbound lanes of traffic for several hours tonight.
Tue., June 16, 2009, 4:54 p.m.
Car smashes into Coeur d’Alene house
A car smashed into a house in Coeur d’Alene Tuesday after the driver mistook the accelerator for the brake, police said.
Sun., June 14, 2009, 6:12 p.m.
One-car crash on Highway 2 kills Arkansas man
An Arkansas man died on Highway 2 near Creston after his car rolled and he was partially ejected, according to Washington State Patrol.
Tue., June 9, 2009
In brief: Lost meth found; suspect arrested
A Spokane man got some good news and some bad news this weekend from police. The good news: Ziggy’s employees found the item he apparently lost while shopping at the …
Fri., March 20, 2009
In brief: Motorist dies in crash on Seven Mile Road
A motorist was killed Thursday night following a head-on collision about 9 p.m. on Seven Mile Road near Inland Road. The victim’s car caught on fire after the collision, said …
Tue., March 17, 2009
In brief: Spokane Valley woman dies in crash on I-90
A 44-year-old Spokane Valley woman died on Interstate 90 in Spokane on Monday when she lost control of her car during rush hour and was hit broadside by another vehicle. …
Wed., March 11, 2009
Woman hospitalized after crash with plow
A Post Falls driver remains in critical condition after hitting a snowplow head on while rounding a curve on U.S. Highway 95 Sunday near Tensed. Diana Houston, 43, was in …
Sun., March 1, 2009
Four injured in Highway 95 collision
A crash on U.S. Highway 95 at Athol sent four people to the hospital early Saturday morning after one driver apparently drove on the wrong side of the road. Andrew …
Mon., Feb. 23, 2009
Getting There: Victim joins call to make road safer
Thomas Grieb doesn’t remember much about the warm August day in 2006 when his life changed forever. The Navy veteran was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle toward home when a car …
Wed., Feb. 11, 2009, 8:54 p.m.
Car hits pedesterian; teen injured
A teenager suffered critical injuries after being hit by a car while walking near Nevada Street and Joseph Avenue about 5 p.m. Wednesday. The area near the intersection was closed …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Highway 95 crash kills Liberty Lake man
A Liberty Lake man died in a car crash on U.S Highway 95 south of Coeur d’Alene Tuesday.
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009
In briefs: Two train accidents occur within hour
Trains hit vehicles on the west and east sides of Spokane County within 30 minutes of each other Tuesday. The first incident, at Trent Avenue and Idaho Road near the …