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At least no one seemed to be hurt

A Slice Blog correspondent observed the aftermath of a traffic accident at Thurston and Perry on Spokane's South Hill this morning.

Both drivers seemed to be OK.

But the damage to the vehicles was considerable. Tow trucks were required for both.

A woman who had been behind the wheel of one of the wrecked cars said she was headed home from the dealership in her brand-new auto when the accident took place.

We've all heard about depreciation beginning the moment you drive off the lot. But that's ridiculous.

BPD officer seriously hurt in hit-and-run, police hunt for suspect

An off-duty Boise Police officer who was riding his bicycle in Caldwell yesterday afternoon, training for an upcoming bike race, was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver; police are searching for the driver, identified as a Caucasian female with long dark hair, driving a maroon Pontiac Grand Am, a 2001 or newer model with a spoiler and two fog lights in the rear bumper; the vehicle sustained damage to the left front fender and hood. The officer, Chris Cowling, 46, a 10-year BPD veteran, is in serious condition at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise; he's the recipient of the department's Lifesaving Award for saving a 76-year-old man who collapsed at the Boise Airport security checkpoint in 2009. Click below for the full news release from the Boise and Caldwell police.