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(Updated) Woman Found Deceased After Hit and Run Collision in SODO

Update: 3/18/23, 2:30 p.m. Detectives have obtained surveillance images of the vehicle in this incident and are seeking the public’s help locating the vehicle. Surveillance video showed the vehicle that struck the pedestrian is a white 2018-2023 Dodge Charger. The vehicle has a black racing stripe. The driver continued northbound… [ Keep reading ]

Forklift Operator Arrested After Fatal Collision on Aurora

A woman was killed Tuesday afternoon when a man operating a forklift caused a multi-vehicle collision on Aurora Avenue North. At 3:27 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported a collision in the 9600 block of Aurora Avenue North involving a forklift, an SUV and a landscape truck. The driver of the… [ Keep reading ]

(UPDATED) Detectives Seek Info on Capitol Hill Hit-and-Run Vehicle

UPDATE: 2/28/23, 4:35 pm: Seattle Police have located the Ford van involved in this incident. Meanwhile, the investigation is still ongoing. If anyone has information, please call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000. UPDATE: 2/8/23, 2:45 pm: Detectives are asking the public for information about the Ford… [ Keep reading ]

DUI Suspect Arrested for Vehicular Assault in Georgetown Sunday Morning

Seattle Police responded to a collision involving two vehicles with possible injuries near the intersection of 1st Avenue South and South Mead Street where one person was reported to be laying in the street and another with a head injury. At approximately 09:00 a.m., officers arrived and spoke with a… [ Keep reading ]

(UPDATED) Officer Involved Collision in South Lake Union Neighborhood 

UPDATE: 01/26/2023 2:37 p.m. Seattle Police Department statement: We want to acknowledge the many questions we are receiving regarding the collision Monday night between an SPD officer and a pedestrian. As is the case with any serious motor vehicle collision, this incident is under investigation by SPD’s Traffic Collision Investigation… [ Keep reading ]

DUI Driver Arrested After Eluding, Causing Collision

Officers arrested a suspected DUI driver early Thursday morning after he attempted to elude police and injured another driver in a collision Downtown. At about 12:30 a.m., an officer on patrol Downtown spotted a BMW sedan several blocks ahead of him traveling the wrong way on a one-way street. The… [ Keep reading ]

Vehicular Assault Suspect Arrested in First Hill Neighborhood

Police responded to a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian near the intersection of Broadway and Marion Street in the First Hill neighborhood this afternoon. Just after 02:00 p.m., police located an 81-year-old female who sustained a significant head injury from the collision. It was reported a vehicle was initiating… [ Keep reading ]

Man on Scooter Killed After Being Struck by Multiple Drivers on 4th Avenue

A 25-year-old man on a rented scooter was killed early Friday after he was struck by two drivers on 4th Avenue. Around 12:20 a.m., the driver was northbound in 4800 block of 4th Avenue South when he struck the 25-year-old man, who was travelling in the northbound lanes on a… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Collision in Queen Anne

Detectives are investigating after a bus driver unknowingly ran over a pedestrian Thursday afternoon in Queen Anne. At 1:53 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Mercer Street for reports of a collision involving a King County Metro bus and a pedestrian. As the driver of the bus pulled… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian Killed in Georgetown Collision Thursday Morning

Detectives are investigating after a motorist struck and killed a pedestrian Thursday morning in Georgetown. At 6:40 a.m., police were called to the intersection of East Marginal Way South and South Ellis Avenue for reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a concrete mixing truck. Arriving officers attempted life-saving… [ Keep reading ]