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Stories tagged: crash

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 …

UPDATED: Sat., March 14, 2020

Man helps pregnant woman escape after crash into Spokane River, as record snowfall causes numerous wrecks

A man helped a pregnant woman escape from an SUV that was partially submerged in the Spokane River after sliding off Upriver Drive. The incident was one of many vehicle …

Driver who killed pedestrian near Gonzaga and fled gets almost 3 1/2 years in prison

The driver who hit and killed a 50-year-old pedestrian in January then fled from the scene was sentenced to nearly 3 1/2 years in prison on Wednesday.

CdA man killed in head-on crash on Highway 53 near Idaho-Washington border

A 21-year-old Coeur d’Alene man died in a head-on crash on Highway 53 near the Washington border Tuesday afternoon.

UPDATED: Sun., March 8, 2020

Five people taken to hospital after head-on crash near Worley on Saturday evening

Two trucks collided on U.S. Highway 95 just before 5 p.m., according to the ISP. The crash is under investigation.

Idaho State Police ask for help identifying truck that hit pedestrian near Priest River early Sunday

A man was found in a ditch after being struck by a silver pickup just after 1:15 a.m. Sunday on Highway 57. The Idaho State Police are asking any witnesses …

UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020

One person airlifted with critical injuries after crash into highway guardrail in Stevens County

One person was airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center with critical injuries Thursday after their car crashed into a guardrail on Highway 292 in Stevens County.

Three hospitalized, one suspected of DUI in head-on crash on Upriver Drive that killed dog

Three people were hospitalized and one of them will face felony vehicular assault charges after a head-on crash on Upriver Drive Wednesday afternoon.

Spokane firefighters cut free two women in Saturday car crashes in north Spokane

The two crashes occurred several hours apart in the Indian Trail neighborhood and near Joe Albi Stadium. Police are investigating causes in both the crashes.

Man who died after rolling truck in Airway Heights identified

The man who died in a car crash Tuesday night in Airway Heights was identified as 46-year-old Anthony Barr, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

Driver accused of DUI crashes into Prohibition Gastropub; restaurant quickly reopens

After a man accused of driving under the influence crashed into a wall at Prohibition Gastropub early Thursday morning, the restaurant scrambled to reopen by dinner time that night.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020

Driver arrested, passenger hospitalized after stolen truck hits taco shop on Division Street

The truck crashed into the northwest corner of Tacos El Sol at Division and Glass Avenue, toppling part of a low brick wall that surrounds a seating area in front …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020

Central Valley High student, competitive swimmer in critical condition after Tuesday car crash

Central Valley High School had additional counselors on campus Wednesday following the news a student was involved in a serious car crash Tuesday evening. The high school informed families that …

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: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Woman arrested in apparent road rage incident near Tumtum on Thursday afternoon

Jordan-Blain Rothchild, 53, was booked into Stevens County Jail late Thursday, a few hours after authorities say she struck another driver who’d pursued her after she clipped his mirror on …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

One driver hurt, another arrested in hit-and-run crash on SR 291 near Tum Tum

Washington State Patrol troopers partially blocked State Route 291 southwest of Tum Tum late Thursday afternoon to investigate a two-car hit-and-run crash that resulted in serious injuries to one driver.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

One person dies after car strikes tree at high speed on Baltimore Road south of Spokane

One person died in a car crash south of Spokane early Thursday afternoon. Spokane County sheriff’s deputies and Fire District 8 personnel responded to the crash at South Baltimore Road …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020

Crash near Twin Lakes kills 18-year-old, injures 3 others

According to the Idaho State Police, Tytus W. Aske, 18, of Spirit Lake, was driving a Volkswagen Jetta south on Highway 41 when he lost control at about 1:45 p.m. …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020

Man, 38, killed by semitruck while crossing I-90 near Coeur d’Alene

The Idaho State Police said Joshua C. Brown, of Rathdrum, had parked his pickup truck and was attempting to walk across the freeway when he was hit Monday afternoon.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 29, 2019

Spokane man dies in crash near Mead on Saturday night

The 31-year-old man, who was not identified in a news release, died after being taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center overnight Saturday after his SUV rolled into a creek northeast …

Rathdrum man struck and killed on roadway Thursday night

Patrick A. Lee, 48, was not in a crosswalk when he was struck crossing U.S. Highway 41 near Wright Street on Thursday evening.

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.

Van crashes into crowded store near Seattle, injuring 11

A van apparently being used as a getaway vehicle crashed into a crowded store near Seattle, injuring 11 people, including a 2-year-old child who was in critical condition, police said.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Crash shines light on immigrants in Christmas tree workforce

A Nov. 29 crash shined a light on Oregon’s immigrant farm workers, the driving force behind the state’s $121 million Christmas tree industry, the nation’s largest.

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: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019

Male driver taken into custody after two-car collision in north Spokane sends one to hospital Sunday

Spokane Police investigators believe impairment may have caused the crash around 5 p.m. Sunday. It occurred about two blocks south of the Division wye in North Spokane.

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: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019

Two men hospitalized after driver falls asleep in crash near Medical Lake

Eastbound lanes of the highway were closed briefly to allow the helicopter to land, but the roadway was completely open as of 8:45 a.m.