Stories tagged: Washington State Patrol
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Ambulance catches fire after crash on I-90 in Spokane
An ambulance crashed and caught on fire early Thursday morning on Interstate 90 near U.S. Highway 2, prompting Washington State Patrol officials to close westbound I-90 for a few hours.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
WSP arrests woman wanted for tampering with alcohol bracelet while awaiting vehicular homicide trial
The Washington State Patrol arrested a woman Tuesday morning who is suspected of tampering with her alcohol monitoring bracelet while waiting for her trial on a vehicular homicide charge.
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
Three hurt in DUI car crash Sunday south of Spokane Valley
Three people were injured early Sunday morning when a speeding car crashed about four miles south of Spokane Valley. The Washington State Patrol suspects the 37-year-old driver of a blue …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Spokane man dies in State Route 195 crash north of Colfax
A Spokane man died Friday morning when he lost control of his Ford Ranger on State Route 195 and slammed head on into a semi.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Trailblazers, Zags games canceled due to severe weather conditions
Snow and sleet made for treacherous roads in Oregon on Saturday, with the state police warning that they couldn’t keep up with all the crashes.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Woman who struck and killed bicyclist had been drinking, WSP says
A woman who struck and killed a bicyclist near Airway Heights early Sunday morning had been drinking and was driving on the shoulder of Highway 2, court documents show.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
State trooper back to work after motorcycle crash in Spokane
Trooper Jeff Sevigney returned to work Tuesday as a public information officer for the Washington State Patrol more than two months after he was struck by a pickup truck while …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Two-car crash causes power outage near Republic
A Monday morning collision near Republic blocked State Highway 21 for several hours and caused a power outage in the area.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Blustery weather to drive wind chills below zero
Snow ushered in the new year Sunday in the Inland Northwest, but gusty winds and frigid temperatures are expected to put their stamp on the first week of 2017.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Plan ahead to avoid driving drunk on New Year’s Eve
Lyft and Uber users likely to face surge pricing during peak New Year’s Eve hours
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 3:05 p.m.
Three-vehicle crash injures five north of Spokane
Five people were injured Tuesday morning when a driver lost control of his SUV on U.S. Highway 395 and struck two other cars traveling in the opposite direction.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Semitruck crash kills one in Whitman County
State troopers are investigating a crash involving a semitruck that killed at least one person Tuesday morning in Whitman County.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
One adult, two children injured in highway crash near Deer Park
An adult and two children were injured Thursday afternoon in a crash on U.S. Highway 395 a mile south of Deer Park.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
Protester disputes story of troopers barricaded in restroom
A protester said Sunday that Washington State Patrol troopers weren’t blocked from leaving the Heritage Park bathroom Saturday night, but that the troopers closed the door of the men’s bathroom …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 6:19 p.m.
Washington State Patrol, local law enforcement conducting extra DUI patrols
WENATCHEE – The Washington State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will be ramping up their DUI patrols through the end of the year. With funding by the Washington Traffic …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
Man taken to hospital after hourlong standoff
A man was taken to an area hospital Sunday morning after an hourlong standoff with law enforcement near the Washington State Patrol’s Spokane post.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Medical problem causes I-90 crash
An Enumclaw, Washington, woman was hospitalized Saturday morning after she suffered a medical issue while driving on Interstate 90 and crashed her car.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Washington State Patrol reports fatal crash in Whitman County
A crash involving a semi truck and two cars killed one person early Thursday in Whitman County, the Washington State Patrol reported.
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Driver charged in crash involving farm tractor, van in Grant County
State Route 28 was closed between Ephrata and Soap Lake in Grant County for several hours Tuesday afternoon as the Washington State Patrol investigated a crash between a farm tractor …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Woman injured in Stevens County rollover crash charged with DUI
A woman ejected from her car in a rollover crash on Highway 291 in Stevens County Thursday morning has been charged with driving under the influence.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
WSP: 3 injured in crash caused by driver of STA vehicle in north Spokane
The Washington State Patrol reported an STA bus pulled out in front of traffic on Division Street just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, injuring the STA driver, a passenger and antoher …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
Man faces vehicular homicide charge after passenger killed in Stevens County crash
A driver faces a vehicular homicide charge after his passenger died early Monday in a crash in Stevens County, about 11 miles northeast of Colville.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 11:33 p.m.
Naches man killed in three-car collision on U.S. 12
A Naches man died in a three-car collision about 2 miles west of town late Friday afternoon, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
WSP: Crash injures 7 on I-90; drunken driving suspected
A Spokane man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving in a two-car crash on Interstate 90 that left him and six others …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Highway 2 back open in Douglas County near Waterville
A 10-mile stretch of Highway 2 west of Waterville in Douglas County was closed for several hours Thursday evening due to landslide concerns.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
Roslyn man injured in pickup crash
A Roslyn man was injured Saturday morning when he crashed a pickup in Roslyn, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Man dies in crash north of Chewelah
A man died early Saturday morning after his truck went off State Route 395 five miles north of Chewelah.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
Man arrested after chase from Airway Heights to Ritzville
A man led the Washington State Patrol, Sheriff’s deputies and Kalispel Tribal Police on a chase through Airway Heights and Cheney before being captured outside Ritzville Thursday morning.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
About those animal guts on the freeway …
When a truck stopped abruptly Thursday afternoon, spilling a sun-warmed stew of animal parts onto the westbound lanes of Interstate 90, the question in many readers minds was undoubtedly: Why?