Stories tagged: crashes
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Report: Key changes needed to prevent fiery rail crashes
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.
Icy roads causing multiple crashes in Spokane County
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 crashes on I-90 cause backup west of Liberty Lake
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.
Many factors contribute to U.S. 195 crashes, study shows
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 adds 331,000 cars to Takata air bag recalls
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.
Fleeing driver crashes into north Spokane home
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 identify driver in fatal crash
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.
One dead following crash near Spokane airport
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
Freeze likely to linger, but little snow in forecast
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.
Icy roads cause crashes in north Spokane
Snow and icy roadways have led to multiple collisions north of Spokane this afternoon.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2012, 4:02 p.m.
Injury crash partially blocking Highway 395 in Deer Park
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
Snowy blast slickens roads
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.
Driver arrested for hit and run, vehicular homicide
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
Rise in deer-car collisions concerns Idaho officials
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.
WSP has possible suspect in deadly hit and run
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
Six teens injured in rollover crash
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.
Rollover crash lands six teens in hospital
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.
Mead man dies in motorcycle crash
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.
Motorcyclist injured in crash with deer
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.
Teens airlifted after intoxicant-involved crash
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.
2 killed in bicycle-motorcycle crash identified
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.
SUV hits motorcyclist in downtown Spokane
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.
One injured in ATV crash
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.
One dead in six-vehicle crash
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.
Freezing rain causes several collisions
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 …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2011, 4:11 p.m.
Two girls killed in crash with logging truck
Two young girls were killed and one injured after crashing into a logging truck early this morning on Highway 95 near De Smet, Idaho.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2011, 3:01 p.m.
Toddler run over by father recovering
The condition of a Liberty Lake toddler who sustained head injuries last week after being run over by her father is improving.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2011, 3:01 p.m.
Medical Lake man critically injured in early morning crash
A Medical Lake man is in critical condition after a collision with a semi truck early this morning on Interstate 90 about 20 miles west of Ritzville. David James Palmieri, …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2011, 2:32 p.m.
Crash closes intersection of Dalke and Morton
The intersection of Dalke Avenue and Morton Street was closed after a car and a motorcycle collided there this afternoon. The motorcyclist, who has not been identified, was taken to …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2011, 3:11 p.m.
One dead in I-90 rollover crash
An Everett man died in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 18 miles west of Spokane. Matthew G. Pitts, 33, died at the scene of the 4:12 a.m. crash, according …