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Stories tagged: Crash

Rathdrum school bus hit by car; five children have minor injuries

Five schoolchildren from Betty Kiefer Elementary School received minor injuries Thursday afternoon when an SUV slammed into the back of their school bus near Rathdrum. None of the kids was …

Tram was speeding before accident that killed 7, report finds

Investigators have determined that a London tram that crashed last week, killing seven people, was traveling at nearly four times the speed limit when it derailed.

Authorities: 200 pigs escape after Michigan truck crash

Authorities say that about 200 pigs got loose after a truck heading to Indiana was involved in a crash on a foggy southwestern Michigan roadway.

NTSB to determine cause of 2015 Ride the Ducks crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is meeting to determine the probable cause of the 2015 crash of a Ride the Ducks vehicle that left five people dead and dozens injured.

Driver injured after missing Sunset Highway bridge, rolling down embankment

A woman received apparently minor injuries after driving onto the wrong side of a bridge barrier and rolling down a steep embankment Monday afternoon.

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.

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.

Report: Russian helicopter crash kills 19

Nineteen people have been killed and three more are injured after a Russian military helicopter crash-landed in the country’s northern Yamal region, news agency TASS reported Saturday, citing an unnamed …

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.

Kellogg woman dies in late night crash

A Kellogg woman who died in a crash late Thursday night was not wearing her seat belt, the Idaho State Police reported.

Five dead teens, a stolen cop car and the ‘most horrific’ crash in decades

Firefighters who responded to a Vermont crash called it “the most horrific scene they have seen in their 10 to 15 years.”

Teens injured in crash near Post Falls

Three teens were injured in a roll over crash on Highway 95 near Post Falls Saturday morning. The 16-year-old male driver was driving a 1978 Chevy pickup north on the …

Girl, 6, dies from car crash near Bayview

A 6-year-old girl riding unbuckled in a car died from a crash Tuesday morning near Bayview, Idaho.

Four injured in chain-reaction crash outside outdoor concert

Four people were seriously injured after being struck by a police vehicle in a chain-reaction crash outside a Southern California concert venue.

Washington sheriff critically injured in motorcycle crash, flown to Coeur d’Alene

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaza has been critically hurt in a motorcycle crash in Montana.

Pilots eject before military jet crashes in Texas

An instructor and a student ejected themselves from a military jet before it crashed in a South Texas field during a training flight from Naval Air Station Kingsville.

Motorcyclist who died in Spokane collision identified

A motorcyclist who died in a collision with a minivan in north Spokane has been identified, and the driver of the minivan was cited for allegedly driving under the influence.

Spokane man dies in Oregon highway crash

A Spokane man died Sunday when the pickup truck he was riding in rolled into the Alsea River outside Waldport, Oregon. Stanley D. Whittler, 59, died at the scene, the …

Skateboarder and car collide

A car and a skateboarder collided near the intersection of Firth Avenue and Browne Street Saturday afternoon.

People: Officers recommend Dennis Rodman be charged with hit-and-run

The California Highway Patrol has recommended that Dennis Rodman face charges in a freeway incident, but the former basketball player denied Friday that anything happened.

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Highway pole rips through bus in California crash, killing 5

A bus veered off a central California highway before dawn Tuesday and struck a pole that sliced the vehicle nearly in half, killing five people and sending at least five …

NTSB: Balloon hit power lines before crashing, killing 16

Identifying the 16 people killed in the fiery crash of a hot air balloon in Central Texas will be “a long process,” officials said Sunday, as federal authorities investigated the …

Woman killed in suspected DUI crash once was ‘Mother of the Year’

The Smith family has opened a Bank of America account to help pay for Merrill Smith’s medical care and Judie Smith’s memorial. Those interested in donating should call Traci Smith …

Bicyclist collides with police car

A bicyclist and a Spokane police car collided at the intersection of Upriver Drive and Haven Tuesday evening, sending the bicyclist to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators say argument could be factor in fatal crash on Bigelow Gulch Road

Investigators believe a woman was arguing with her boyfriend when their car veered into oncoming traffic, causing a fatal head-on collision Sunday night on Bigelow Gulch Road.

Three injured in fiery crash on Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. – A fiery crash blocked traffic on eastbound Interstate 90, injuring three people. Fire and rescue officials say that the driver of a truck didn’t notice traffic had …

Charges filed against woman involved in five-person crash in Spokane Valley

Prosecutors have filed six charges against a woman suspected of causing a two-vehicle collision in Spokane Valley that left four injured – including at least one who is in intensive …

Man dies in Lincoln County crash

A man is dead after a blown-out tire caused his car to veer off Interstate 90 on Sunday night, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Driver crashes car into house, hurts man sleeping in bedroom

A Bremerton man was seriously hurt when a car crashed into his house and struck him as he was sleeping in the bedroom.

I-82 rollover crash Tuesday near Zillah injured five

State troopers say all five occupants were injured when a Dodge Durango rolled on Interstate 82 near Zillah on Tuesday afternoon.