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Gunshots follow hit-and-run crash near Underhill Park, police say

Spokane police responded to a hit-and-run crash and subsequent reports of gunshots near Underhill Park Wednesday evening.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

Arrest made in hit-and-run that put child in the hospital

Damon J. Ashe, 36, was arrested and charged with vehicular assault and felony hit and run.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Spokane police search for hit-and-run driver who put child in hospital

Spokane police are searching for the driver of a maroon Buick sedan that struck a child on North Post Street and fled the scene.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Friends remember man killed in Lime scooter hit-and-run

Almost a week after his death, friends of Tyler Chestnutt recalled his kind and caring personality and his major love of the Seahawks.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019

Police arrest driver who struck and killed Lime scooter rider, fled scene

A hit and run just before midnight Wednesday, left the pedestrian dead and the driver of the SUV that hit him on the run.

UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

Suspect arrested, charged for May fatal hit-and-run in Airway Heights

Trevor J. Stephan, 24, was arrested Tuesday for the May 16 hit-and-run in Airway Heights that left Jackson Lawless dead.

UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019

Man who said he was drugged, can’t remember collision, pleads guilty to downtown hit-and-run

A man who said he was drugged and doesn’t remember hitting a man in downtown Spokane late last year pleaded guilty last week to felony hit-and-run.

UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019

Detectives gathering evidence against suspect in Airway Heights fatal hit and run

Detectives have identified a suspect in a fatal hit and run that killed 39-year-old Jackson Lawless last week a couple of hundred feet from Northern Quest Resort and Casino.

UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019

Woman accused of vehicle assault in Trent Avenue crash in Spokane Valley

A woman faces felony charges after Washington State Troopers say she tried to run from the scene of a Spokane Valley accident she’s accused of causing.

UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019

Man in suspected hit-and-run dies

A man injured in a suspected hit-and-run Tuesday has died, and investigators are seeking information about what happened that night.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018

Man hospitalized after hit-and-run crash Friday night

A 64-year-old man was sent to the hospital after a hit-and-run car crash Friday night on East Trent Avenue and North Fancher Road.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018

14-year-olds take car, crash into coffee stand and drive away

Three 14-year-olds took a car from one of their parents to get coffee, but after crashing into the coffee stand, they fled.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018

Man injured in downtown Spokane hit-and-run still in serious condition

A homeless man hit by a speeding car last week at a downtown intersection remains in serious condition at Sacred Heart Medical Center.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018

Man accused of downtown Spokane hit-and-run crash claims he was drugged

A man accused of a downtown hit-and-run crash early Thursday morning told police he believed he had been drugged.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018

Police arrest suspect in Thursday hit-and-run

Spokane police arrested a man early Saturday morning on suspicion of a felony hit-and-run that occurred Thursday, leaving a victim with life-threatening injuries.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018

3 Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash

A pickup truck lurched off a road in western Wisconsin Saturday and hit a group of Girl Scouts picking up trash in a ditch, leaving three girls and one adult …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018

Spokane Valley authorities seek hit-and-run driver from Monday morning

Authorities in Spokane Valley are looking for a vehicle in a hit-and-run that injured a woman Monday morning.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018

Grant County Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect in fatal hit and run

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a driver suspected of hitting and killing a pedestrian Friday morning between Quincy and Ephrata before speeding away.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Driver flees after crashing into sedan in downtown Spokane

A woman was hospitalized and a driver is at large after a hit-and-run crash Tuesday afternoon in downtown Spokane.

UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018

Former school board member accused of hitting bicyclist while driving drunk pleads guilty to lesser charge

A former Spokane school board member accused of vehicular assault after hitting a bicyclist while driving drunk last year recently pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of failure to remain …

UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018

Spokane police looking for driver in hit-and-run collision that injured pedestrian

The woman was crossing Monroe Street at Sprague Avenue when a pickup truck made a left turn and hit her at about noon, police said. The truck initially stopped but …

UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018

Driver rams into women on Portland sidewalk, hurting 3, before arrest

A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, …

UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run in north Spokane back in jail on DUI charge

A Spokane man accused of hitting a woman with his truck and leaving her to die in November was arrested again last week on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Woman who helped motorist killed in Port Orchard hit-run

The Washington State Patrol says a woman who stopped to help a stranded motorist was struck and killed in a hit and run in Kitsap County.

Family turns in woman suspected of hitting patrol cars

A hit-and-run driver who state troopers say took off after crashing into two of their patrol vehicles has been turned in by her own family.

Police: Man rammed Fircrest police car, tried to run over officer

Authorities in western Washington said they’re searching Saturday for a man who rammed a patrol car and tried to run over a police officer.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

Hit-and-run suspect told police he was ‘having a bad trip’

A man accused of ramming six cars and attempting to jump on others in downtown Spokane Monday afternoon told police he was “having a bad trip.”

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Driver killed in hit-and-run crash in Spokane Valley

A man is facing a charge of vehicular homicide after fleeing the scene of a fatal hit and run Monday evening.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

Police looking for SUV that crashed into north Spokane grocery store Monday afternoon

An SUV crashed into De Leon Foods in north Spokane Monday afternoon, nearly hitting a few shoppers before driving away.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017

Man admits hitting woman in north Spokane hit-and-run fatality, police say

Bobby Bowerman initially denied he struck a pedestrian while driving his truck Saturday in north Spokane, according to police. But after being confronted with inconsistencies in his story, police said, …