Stories tagged: crashes
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 5:53 p.m.
Recent crashes have caused an uptick in airline fatalities in 2018 and 2019 after a long trend of safer flying.
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
The CEO of Boeing defended the company’s safety record and declined to take any more than partial blame for two deadly crashes of its best-selling plane even while saying Monday …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:33 p.m.
The relationship between Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration, which has set the global standard in aviation safety for decades, will come under unprecedented scrutiny this week after two deadly …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 10:56 a.m.
Boeing has spent decades building deep ties across Washington, D.C. The aircraft-making giant reported spending $15 million lobbying Congress, the FAA and other federal agencies last year, and it has …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Five people died and dozens were injured in more than 650 crashes on snow-covered Missouri roads, and authorities said up to 50 vehicles collided on a freeway in Iowa.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
A prestigious scientific organization on Wednesday called for more frequent and better inspections of freight railroad tracks to prevent potentially catastrophic oil and ethanol train crashes.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
Local law enforcement agencies are dealing with multiple crashes due to icy roads in the Spokane area and some roads are being shut down. The problem areas seem to be …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
Three collisions on Interstate 90 caused a lengthy backup during the morning commute Wednesday and left at least one person injured, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
After the driving deaths of two Washington State University students this past November, some have debated whether the main roads in Whitman County or the drivers on them are more …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
Toyota is adding 331,000 cars worldwide to an existing recall of passenger air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2013, 9:01 a.m.
A man crashed his truck into someone’s home early this morning following what may have been an alcohol-fueled chase.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2013, 7:45 a.m.
Authorities have identified the woman who hit and killed a pedestrian on state Highway 2 Tuesday night.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2013, 7:01 p.m.
Spokane police say one man is dead following a crash near the Spokane International Airport tonight. Spokane International Airport and Spokane police officers responded to a two-vehicle collision at the …
Sun., Dec. 30, 2012
Snow and icy roadways Saturday led to numerous car accidents around Spokane County. Authorities across the county responded to 63 crashes between 4 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., said Spokane County …
Sat., Dec. 29, 2012, 4:10 p.m.
Snow and icy roadways have led to multiple collisions north of Spokane this afternoon.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2012, 4:02 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol is responding to a two-car injury collision that’s partially blocking Highway 395 near H Street in Deer Park, according to a WSP dispatcher. The crash occurred …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2012
Wintry weather caused problems for drivers in the region and kept emergency responders busy Wednesday. Roads became slick with snow, slush and ice, and snow combined with gusty winds made …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2012, 7:23 p.m.
Authorities with the Washington State Patrol have apprehended a man for hitting and killing a pedestrian tonight after fleeing a separate hit and run collision.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2012
More than 5,000 deer, elk and moose were killed by cars on Idaho’s roads last year, a number so high that Fish and Game officials are worried about impacts on …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2012, 4:11 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol has impounded a vehicle that may be connected to a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian this week.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2012
A crash involving marijuana and excessive speed Friday night landed six teenagers in local hospitals, one in critical condition. Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded to the rollover crash at about …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2012, 2:16 p.m.
A crash involving marijuana and excessive speed Friday night landed six teenagers in local hospitals, one in critical condition.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2012, 2:15 p.m.
A motorcycle crash in Stevens County this morning left a Mead man dead. Motorcyclist Shawn S. Towry, 24, was riding a Triumph Bonneville westbound on Highway 292 about three miles …
Sun., May 27, 2012, 8:22 p.m.
A 65-year-old man was injured Sunday when his motorcycle struck a deer on Highway 395.
Sat., May 12, 2012, 2:25 p.m.
Two teens were airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center hospital today after a rollover crash in Ferry County. Drugs or alcohol were involved, according to the Washington State Patrol. …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2012, 6:37 p.m.
A bicyclist and motorcyclist who died Saturday in a crash in the Millwood area have been identified as James Wilson, 46, and Jerrel I. Bailey-O’Neal, 22.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2012, 7:11 p.m.
A crash between an SUV and motorcyclist on Riverside Avenue and Post Street caused some congestion for STA buses and other traffic and sent the motorcyclist to a hospital. The …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2012, 9:44 p.m.
A man was airlifted to a hospital after a crash involving an all-terrain vehicle and a farm tractor. Joseph J. Andrews, 19, of Usk, Wash., was on a Polaris ATV …
Sat., Jan. 21, 2012, 7:06 p.m.
A six-vehicle crash on Highway 95 involving several semi trucks left one person dead this morning. The crash occurred about 8:40 a.m. near Cocolalla Creek, according to the Idaho State …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2012, 8:01 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol is responding to several collisions due to freezing rain. All lanes of westbound Interstate 90 is completely shut down at Barker due to several collisions just …