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Stories tagged: accident

UPDATED: Wed., March 25, 2020

Spokane police officer injured in car crash

Early Wednesday morning a police officer was driving north on Lincoln at 5th when a citizen driving west on 5th ran a stop sign hitting the patrol car. Both the …

78-year-old Spokane Valley man struck by car while crossing North Pines Road

A 78-year-old Spokane Valley man was taken to the hospital Friday evening after he was struck by a car while crossing North Pines Road.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Rathdrum 18-year-old dead after two-car crash near Twin Lakes

One person died in a two-car crash Saturday afternoon near Twin Lakes, Idaho, according to Idaho State Police.

Two women die in collision on 395 near Hatton Coulee Rest Area

Two people died and others were injured in a head on collision after a car driving the wrong way on Highway 395 near Hatton hit another vehicle.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019

Pedestrian hit by car in Spokane Valley Thursday dies at hospital

A 66-year-old woman died in the hospital after she was struck by a car in Spokane Valley Thursday afternoon, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Man dies after unreported Spokane Valley car crash still under investigation

A man who police previously said was left at the scene of a car accident in Spokane Valley last month died from his injuries Dec. 2, but investigators are still …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

This crash near Colfax shows the importance of guardrails

A semitruck carrying multiple other vehicles crashed into the guardrail just north of Colfax on U.S. Highway 195 Wednesday morning.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

Man dies in rollover crash in Okanogan County

The Washington State Patrol said the man’s SUV “left the roadway to the right for an unknown reason, traveled approximately 75 yards and struck rocks” before reentering the roadway and …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

Semitruck crash leads to pile-up on I-90 near Ritzville

A single semitruck rollover turned into a multi-car crash early Tuesday morning as icy conditions plagued Interstate 90 near Ritzville.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019

Second person dies at hospital days after fatal Spirit Lake crash

A second person has died after a crash north of Spirit Lake on Sunday that left one person dead the scene, according to Idaho State Police.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Sandpoint veteran killed, wife injured on way to Veterans Day dinner

An Idaho veteran died and his wife was seriously injured in a car crash that occurred while they were driving to a Veterans Day dinner in Sandpoint, according to a …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Police identify man killed after being struck by car in Moran Prairie

The man who died after he was struck by a car on the 4800 block of South Palouse Highway on Saturday has been identified as Gerald G. Schafer, 77.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Kettle Falls motorcyclist killed by passing car, WSP says

A car attempting to pass a vehicle on State Route 395, one mile south of Addy, hit a motorcycle in the opposite lane, killing the rider.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Semi-truck crash briefly blocks Argonne Road off-ramp

A semi-truck crash blocked the off-ramp and one lane of Argonne Road in Spokane Valley as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Semi-truck carrying syrup rolls over, leaks on westbound I-90 near Coeur d’Alene

A semi-truck carrying food-grade syrup rolled over during a crash and leaked on westbound Interstate 90 near Coeur d’Alene Wednesday morning, according to Idaho State Police.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

Woman faces DUI after Spokane Valley crash

A woman faces a charge of driving under the influence after a crash in Spokane Valley late Sunday night.

Man dies days after Wednesday night crash in Coeur d’Alene

A man died days after a Wednesday night crash in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho State Police said Saturday morning.

Altamont Street railroad underpass near Main Avenue closed after damage

The North Altamont Street railroad underpass near East Main Avenue closed Wednesday for repairs. A semi-truck inflicted significant damage on the bridge when it struck it, the city said. The …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Woman dies after falling from truck in Post Falls bar parking lot

Jennifer L. Columbia, 49, died after falling from the passenger of a moving pick-up truck, according to the Idaho State Police.

Man killed in Medical Lake crash identified

The man who died in single car crash Tuesday night near Medical Lake has been identified as 55-year-old Clay Randall.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019

One dead after single-car collision near Medical Lake

One person died after a single-car collision on State Route 902 near Medical Lake Tuesday evening. The crash occurred just before 7 p.m. near South Keene Road, according to Washington …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into car in northwest Spokane

The motorcycle was southbound on North Indian Trail Road when it struck a car turning onto the road northbound.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Spokane nurse faces discipline after pleading guilty to role in husband’s death

The Washington Department of Health Nursing Commission charged a registered Spokane nurse with unprofessional conduct in September after she pleaded guilty in May to charges related to hitting and killing …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019

Westbound, eastbound I-90 partially blocked after unrelated crashes near Idaho border

Traffic on westbound I-90 ground to a halt after a commercial vehicle crash blocked all lanes Thursday afternoon, and an unrelated crash nearby partially blocked eastbound travel.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

4 hospitalized after rollover crash on Highway 2 near Fairchild Air Force Base

A van was driving on Highway 2 west of the Air Force base when a truck approaching from behind lost control on a patch of ice and struck the van, …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

Driver killed in Liberty Lake accident identified

Bryan Lee Powell died from partial amputation of his lower left extremity due to a blunt impact, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Motorcyclist dies in east Spokane after hitting light pole at high speed

A man in his mid-30s died in east Spokane Tuesday afternoon after crashing into a light pole on a motorcycle near the Playfair Commerce Park, according to Spokane police.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019

One dead, one injured in motorcycle crashes

One rider died and another sustained life threatening injuries after a two motorcycles crashed Wednesday night at East Appleway Boulevard and South Dartmouth Road.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

West Valley schools delayed after vehicle crashes into pole, knocking out power

An early morning vehicle crash in Spokane Valley damaged a power pole, knocking out power for more than 1,000 homes and closing almost a mile of North Argonne Road. Spokane …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019

49-year-old Spokane man dies in Lincoln County crash, WSP reports

One person died in a single-vehicle accident in Lincoln County at 11:34 a.m. Friday, Washington State Patrol reported.