Stories tagged: hit and run
FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014, 9:58 A.M.
Police: Intoxicated driver hits patrol car, flees
A Spokane man was arrested early this morning after allegedly hitting a police cruiser with his vehicle, then fleeing a short distance before being caught, according to a news release.
THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014, 5:09 P.M.
Hit and run suspect reportedly swallowed drugs
The suspect in a Wednesday hit and run accident near Division and Magnesium is still in critical condition at a local hospital. Investigators believe the man, identified as Tracy L. …
FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014, 5:16 P.M.
Owner of gold SUV cleared of involvement in fatal hit-and-run
The owner of a gold SUV impounded Monday has been cleared of any involvement in a fatal hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian, according to Spokane police.
THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
Police find possible lead in fatal hit-and-run
Spokane police have impounded a gold SUV they think may have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run last month, but its registered owner says she was home at the time …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014, 4:44 P.M.
Police impound vehicle of interest in fatal hit-and-run
A gold GMC Yukon has been identified by police as possibly the vehicle that struck Don Foster, 55, in a fatal hit-and-run accident in the Chief Garry neighborhood last month.
SATURDAY, FEB. 22, 2014
Shawn Vestal: As man dies in roadway, nobody stops
Who killed Don Foster? The question lingers, almost two weeks after the shameful, ugly spectacle of Foster’s death. Police are still looking for a gold or tan SUV – a …
THURSDAY, FEB. 13, 2014
No crosswalk at site of fatal hit-and-run
The intersection where a 55-year-old man was struck by multiple drivers and killed Sunday is known to be unfriendly to pedestrians, but there are no immediate plans for improvements. Don …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 10, 2014, 9:19 A.M.
Man killed in hit and run on Mission Avenue
A man was killed Sunday night on Mission Avenue at South Riverton Drive in an apparent hit-and-run, Spokane police said.
THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2013, 7:01 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene police respond to hit and run where vehicle crashed into home
Coeur d’Alene police responded to a hit and run where a vehicle drove into the side of a house Thursday night.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013, 3:13 P.M.
Car crashes into North Spokane church auditorium
Spokane police responded early Tuesday morning to a car that crashed through a North Spokane church’s wall and into the auditorium. The driver fled the scene on foot and has …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 19, 2013
Teens arrested after sword attack
Two teenage boys were arrested Tuesday after what law enforcement describes as a drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one boy’s mother with a sword and planned to eat …
FRIDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012, 12:30 A.M.
Addiction counselor charged with murder in DUI
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard that it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield. As he lay dying on …
TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2012, 3:01 P.M.
Addiction counselor charged with murder in DUI
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield. As he lay dying on the …
THURSDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012, 8 A.M.
WSP identifies woman killed in hit-and-run
The pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run collision Tuesday night on state Route 231 in Stevens County was identified by the Washington State Patrol early this morning.
TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012, 10:34 P.M.
Hit-and-run kills pedestrian in Stevens County
A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision tonight on state Route 231 in Stevens County.
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2012, 9:39 A.M.
Hit-and-run causes power outage
An early morning hit-and-run knocked out power temporarily for north Spokane residents after a power pole was toppled near the Crestline Street and Lincoln Road roundabout.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012, 10:46 A.M.
2nd arrest in case linked to NY policeman’s death
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A second man has been arrested in connection with the shootings that resulted in the deaths of a New York policeman and a carjacking victim. Nassau …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 5:35 A.M.
NY cop killed in traffic stop called ‘exemplary’
BELLEROSE TERRACE, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York City police officer killed after being shot in what started out as a traffic stop was an “exemplary officer,” a county …
TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012, 8:10 A.M.
Memorial service today for officer killed in crash
A memorial service for a Spokane police officer killed in an off-duty motorcycle crash is set to begin today at 10 a.m. in Post Falls.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012, 6:13 P.M.
Driver of truck arrested in hit-and-run that killed police officer
Officers in the Spokane Police Department were saddened Wednesday by the death of a fellow officer who was killed in a hit-and-run motorcycle crash. Kurt P. Henson, 47, of Post …
SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012, 5:07 P.M.
Man arrested in Millwood hit and run
A 2-year-old girl is in serious condition at a Spokane-area hospital Sunday, and authorities have arrested a 22-year-old Spokane man suspected of felony hit and run.
MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012, 8:11 A.M.
Commerce secretary cited for hit-and-run
SAN GABRIEL, Calif. — U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson suffered a seizure in connection with two Los Angeles-area traffic crashes that led to a felony hit-and-run citation, officials said today.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012, 5:22 P.M.
Pedestrian injured in morning hit and run
An erratic driver struck a pedestrian, two vehicles and a light pole before fleeing his car on foot early today near Spokane Community College, police say.
THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012, 12:25 P.M.
Man fleeing downtown collision drives on sidewalk
A man suspected of slamming a pickup truck into another car in downtown Spokane this morning fled the scene and drove down a narrow sidewalk before abandoning the vehicle and …
TUESDAY, 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: MONDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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.