Stories tagged: Washington State Patrol
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Driver taken by helicopter to hospital after collision on Interstate 90 west of Sprague
A driver was taken by helicopter to a hospital after her vehicle was struck on the shoulder of Interstate 90 while she was standing near it.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Three motorcyclists involved in chain reaction crash
Three motorcycles ran into the back of a car in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 90 near the Division Street exit Saturday morning.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Washington State Patrol Troopers to conduct emphasis patrols over Labor Day weekend
With Labor Day weekend a busy time for travel during the year, the Washington State Patrol will be ramping up emphasis patrols and directing resources to put troopers in local …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Woman fleeing from police leaves teen on the side of the road
A woman who led Washington State Patrol troopers and Spokane Valley deputies on a high speed chase Wednesday night stopped in mid-flight to let a teenager out of her car.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Motorcyclist seriously injured in motorcycle crash on I-90 in Lincoln County
A motorcyclist was airlifted to a Spokane hospital after being seriously injured in a one-vehicle collision on Interstate 90.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
1 dead, 1 in serious condition after multi-car crash caused by thick smoke
Multiple cars and a semi-truck crashed late Thursday morning after entering a cloud of smoke coming from a brush fire.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
State patrol studies policy after body not found for 3 days
The Washington State Patrol is re-evaluating procedures after a trooper responded to what seemed to be an abandoned motorcycle crash but turned out to be a fatal crash scene.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 7:19 a.m.
Man dead in motorcycle crash on state Route 17
A man died on the scene Monday after his motorcycle left the road on State Route 17 and crashed into a rock wall.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
I-90 reopened after semi crashes, bursts into flames on central Washington bridge
All lanes of Interstate 90 were closed for several hours Sunday morning when a semi truck crashed on the Vantage Bride, spilling several gallons of diesel fuel before catching on …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Four injured in hit-and-run collision near Stateline
Four people were injured Tuesday evening – including two teenage girls – in a hit-and-run collision near Stateline.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Evacuation orders lowered for Hayes Road Fire as crews mop up last remaining hot spots
Evacuations were lowered Sunday for residents living near Bridgeport in Douglas County as fire crews mop up the last remaining hot spots in the Hayes Road Fire.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Fast moving brush fire forces evacuations near Bridgeport
A fast moving brush fire about 11 miles south of Bridgeport in Douglas County forced evacuations Friday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Evacuation orders lifted for residents of Malden in Whitman County as fire relents
Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of Malden – a small rural Whitman County town west of Rosalia – as a fire burning nearby has relented.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Federal lawsuit filed against WSP employee who crashed into four cars in 2014
It started with a bang and the Toyota Camry went flying. Kagney Barger was the first of four cars stopped in a line by a construction flagger on May 28, …
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
State Patrol tries to clear up distracted driving misconceptions
Eating and drinking while driving won’t automatically get you a ticket.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 11:40 p.m.
‘Put the cellphone down’ law starts Sunday
Washington becomes one of the toughest states in the country Sunday for people who do anything behind the wheel with their cell phones.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Traffic clear on westbound Interstate 90 near Argonne
A crash involving a car and a semi shut down a lane of westbound Interstate 90 just west of Argonne Road Wednesday afternoon, backing up traffic.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Fatal shooting by WSP trooper on I-5 under investigation
The Olympia Police Department is leading a multi-agency independent investigation into Saturday’s fatal shooting of a driver by a Washington State Patrol trooper on southbound Interstate 5 in Lacey.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
Man shot, killed on boat by officers identified
Authorities have identified a man shot and killed by police early Sunday after he allegedly fired shots toward shore from a sailboat in the waters off Washington.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Man accused of killing two in DUI crash found sobbing on the side of the road
A man driving during a crash that killed two people south of Spokane Valley early Saturday morning was found sobbing on the side of the road, saying it was his …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
WSP urges drivers to check tires before traveling
The Washington State Patrol has seen an uptick in collisions caused by blown-out tires this summer and is encouraging motorists to check their tires before hitting the road.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Man found dead near Schrag I-90 rest area
A body was found Tuesday at the Schrag rest area on eastbound Interstate 90 between Ritzville and Spokane.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:13 p.m.
Motorcyclist injured in head-on collision on Highway 290
A motorcyclist was injured after a head-on collision on Highway 290 Saturday evening.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Two dead in DUI crash on Highway 27
A man has been charged with vehicular homicide after two people died in a fiery rollover crash on Highway 27 early Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Evergreen president describes how protests ‘blew up’
Senate panel hears Evergreen administration’s view of how student protests grew into security threats.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
One person dead, two injured in vehicle collision near Colfax
One person is dead and two are injured after a vehicle collision on State Route 26 near Colfax.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Two arrested after ramming Department of Transportation truck on I-90
Two men were arrested after their car rammed into the back of a Washington Department of Transportation truck on Interstate 90 Wednesday afternoon and they fled the scene.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Washington State Patrol agrees to pay veteran employees $13 million in back wages
The agreement settles a class action lawsuit in which patrol employees alleged they were not given credit for their military service in hiring and promotion decisions as required by state …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
One killed, three injured in fatal crash south of Newport
One person was killed and three injured in a crash on Highway 2 Friday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
Driver injured in collision with semi on I-90 at Vantage Bridge
One driver was injured after a semi truck collided with a car on Interstate 90 at the Vantage Bridge. The collision blocked all lanes of the freeway in both directions, …