Stories tagged: reckless driving
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
West Side deputy pleads guilty to reckless driving in crash that cost victim his legs
A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to reckless driving related to a crash that cost a man his legs.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 6 p.m.
Newspaper carrier strikes woman walking her dog
A Spokesman-Review newspaper carrier struck and injured a woman walking her dog early Monday morning.
Fri., Sept. 19, 2014, 7:29 a.m.
CdA man fires gun at reckless driver, police say
A Coeur d’Alene man was arrested Thursday night after he allegedly fired a gun at a reckless driver. No one was injured.
Wed., Sept. 3, 2014
Spokane police lieutenant cited for reckless driving in March
A Spokane police lieutenant is facing an internal investigation after he was cited by the Washington State Patrol in March for reckless driving during an apparent race on the freeway. …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2013, 7:26 a.m.
Reckless driving ends in Spokane Valley fatality
SPOKANE VALLEY — The Washington State Patrol says a driver was speeding recklessly and passing cars when he collided head-on with an oncoming car Wednesday in Spokane Valley, killing the …
Thu., March 14, 2013, 8:07 a.m.
Reckless driver causes damage to police vehicle
A driver fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle caused damage to a parked car and a police squad car early this morning.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2012
Chases end in crash, arrest
Spokane police arrested a 21-year-old woman Sunday after she drove away from a traffic stop and continued to laugh as officers chased her through southeast Spokane until one officer finally …
Sun., April 1, 2012
Drunken-driving charges under many influences
Extra law enforcement patrols are often on the road to crack down on drunken driving, but frequently the charge of driving under the influence is reduced as cases play out …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2012, 10:31 a.m.
Southern Idaho man pleads guilty in fatal crash
A southern Idaho man pleaded guilty Tuesday to reckless driving for his role in a crash near Twin Falls that killed two teenage College of Southern Idaho students, as part …
UPDATED: Mon., June 20, 2011, 4:36 p.m.
Driver pursued by Spokane deputies dies in crash
A driver being pursued by Spokane County sheriff’s deputies crashed head-on into a semi-truck and died Monday after driving for about a mile with a flat tire caused by law …
Tue., Jan. 25, 2011
Use-of-force case leaves questions
Brian Greear remembers the sirens that prompted him to stop his car. But the 27-year-old Spokane man says he can’t remember what happened before he awoke face down in a …
Thu., April 29, 2010, 6:42 a.m.
Driver booked after South Hill crash that injures passenger
A Spokane driver was arrested just after midnight after failing to negotiate a corner at High Drive and South Grand Boulevard and crashing into the landscaping of an adjacent residence, …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2010
More girls risky drivers
CHICAGO – Molly Sutton finds it challenging to ignore a text message when she’s driving. The 18-year-old high school senior said it’s hard to wait until the next stoplight. “I …
Wed., May 20, 2009, 1:01 p.m.
Spokane police search for mysterious motorcyclist
A motorcyclist eluded police at least twice recently, and officers are asking for help identifying a suspect. Police have had to end two pursuits because they were too dangerous, and …
Tue., Dec. 31, 1996
Truck Slams Into Bedroom, Injuring Boy
A 5-year-old boy suffered a burned and cut foot plus leg abrasions when an allegedly drunken driver plowed into his family’s Idaho Falls apartment and through his bedroom, running over …
Tue., Jan. 16, 1996
Neighbors Die In Nebraska Head-On
Two carloads of people who lived next door to each other collided head-on on a rural highway 20 miles from home, killing six people, two of them children. The driver …
Sun., Jan. 7, 1996
Boy Killed, Sister Hurt In Wreck Police Suspect Mother May Have Been Drinking
A 6-year-old boy died and his younger sister was in serious condition Saturday after their mother drove in front of an oncoming semitruck, police said. Idaho State Police believe alcohol …
Fri., Sept. 22, 1995
Convicted Driver Kills Again The Driver In Wednesday’s Double-Fatal Accident Was Convicted In 1983 Crash That Killed 3
The death toll among people on the road with Bradford Erickson now totals five. The Spokane man, driving drunk and recklessly in 1983, killed three people.
Thu., Aug. 24, 1995
Woman, Daughter Killed Jeep Hit Them While They Were Fishing From Bridge
A woman and her teenage daughter died Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle while fishing off a bridge in Stevens County. Six other people were injured. The driver was …
Wed., May 31, 1995
3 Kids Hurt In Bus Accident
A school bus ran off the road Tuesday, injuring three children slightly, and the driver appeared to be under the influence of alcohol, a State Patrol officer said. Patrol Lt. …
Wed., May 31, 1995
Officer Charged In Accident Facing Vehicular Homicide Charges After Two Deaths
A Carnation police sergeant was charged Tuesday with two counts of vehicular homicide in a traffic accident that killed a Lynnwood woman and her mother and seriously injured the woman’s …
Mon., May 22, 1995
Teen Dies, Four Hurt As Van Rolls Into Ravine Five Teens Were Ejected From Vehicle In The Wreck, Which Took Place Near A Popular Party Spot
One teenager was killed and another seriously injured Saturday night when the van in which they were riding veered into a ravine near a popular party spot. All five of …
Sun., May 14, 1995
Medical Lake Man Jailed After Wreck
Vehicular assault charges are pending against a Medical Lake man after a 10-year-old girl was injured in a car crash Saturday morning. Samuel C. Hughes, 18, was booked into Spokane …
Mon., April 24, 1995
Woman Hurt In Crash After Wedding Party Driver Going 88 In 35 Mph Zone, Faces Dui Charges, Officers Say
An 18-year-old woman was in intensive care and a 22-year-old man in jail Sunday after a wedding reception left him too drunk to drive, Idaho State Police said. Angela R. …
Thu., March 30, 1995
Cda Attorney Killed In Head-On Collision
A Spokane man is facing vehicular manslaughter charges after his pickup crossed the center line and slammed into a car Wednesday, killing a Coeur d’Alene attorney. Only hours after the …
Fri., Jan. 27, 1995
Hawks Rookie Smith Faces Charge Of Vehicular Assault
Wed., Jan. 18, 1995
Pain Hits Home Off-Duty Isp Officer And His Wife Struck By Suspected Drunken Driver
Officer Jason MacNeil figures he’s clamped the cuffs on more than 150 drunken drivers. But on Monday night the dangers of drunken driving took on a personal meaning for the …
Fri., Jan. 13, 1995
Woman In Coma After Cda Wreck
A high-speed car accident that left wreckage scattered along two Coeur d’Alene blocks has also left one woman in a coma, police officials say. Victoria VanHorn, 34, received severe head …
Sat., Jan. 7, 1995
Speeding Corvette Crashes, Injuring Three
Car parts lay scattered at 10th and Harrison. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review
Sat., Jan. 7, 1995
Woman Charged In 6-Car Pileup
The woman accused of causing Thursday’s six-car pileup on Interstate 90 has been charged with drunken driving in the past. Washington State Patrol troopers say Tammy L. Stebbins was drinking …