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Police Arrest Carjacker After He Steals Truck at Knifepoint, Strikes Man on Scooter

Officers arrested a carjacking suspect Wednesday morning in the University District after he stole a truck at knifepoint, struck a man on a scooter, and led police on a chase through Capitol Hill and North Seattle. Updated 11/11 with additional info: Around 5:15 AM, the suspect attempted to assault two… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating After Driver Dies in Single-Vehicle Collision on Beacon Hill

Detectives are investigating after a man crashed his car into a tree and died in North Beacon Hill late Wednesday night. Just before 11:00 p.m., multiple 911 callers in the 1800 block of 15th Avenue South reported a driver had crashed a car into a tree. Police and Seattle Fire… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Hit and Run in Green Lake Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating after a motorist struck two people, killing one of them, in a hit and run collision Monday morning in the Green Lake neighborhood. Witnesses called 911 just before 2 AM to report they had seen the driver of a white F-150 pickup truck strike two people in… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Collision in South Beacon Hill

Police are investigating a Thursday afternoon fatal collision in South Beacon Hill involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. At about 2:30 p.m. police responded to a collision in the 8000 block of 36th Avenue South. A motorist was attempting to back his truck and fifth wheel trailer from the street… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Fatal Hit and Run Collision on Aurora

Police are investigating after a driver struck and killed a pedestrian and then fled the scene early Wednesday morning on Aurora Avenue North. At 3:19 a.m., a motorist called 911 to report a man down in the northbound lanes of Aurora Avenue North near North 76th Street. The 911 caller… [ Keep reading ]

Police Pull Man From Burning Car in Madison Valley

Officers pulled a man from a burning car—as rounds of ammunition in the vehicle began to explode—late Monday after the man eluded officers and crashed into a tree in Madison Valley Monday night. At 9:40 p.m., officers on patrol near Martin Luther King Jr Way South and East Yesler Way… [ Keep reading ]

Driver of Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Ramming Police Cars, Gas Station

Police arrested the driver of a stolen vehicle Saturday afternoon in Southwest Seattle after he fled from officers, rammed patrol cars, and caused significant damage to a gas station convenience store. At 3:39 p.m., a food delivery driver called 911 to report his vehicle had been stolen near 10th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Friday Morning Fatal Collision in Interbay

Detectives are investigating after a motorist died in a single-car collision in Interbay early Friday morning. At 2:21 a.m., police responded to a collision near 15th Avenue West and West Garfield Street. The driver of an SUV driving northbound on 15th Avenue West crossed into the southbound lanes and up… [ Keep reading ]

Police Pursue, Arrest Wallingford Vehicular Homicide Suspect

Seattle Police Officers and Washington State Troopers pursued a North Seattle vehicular homicide suspect to Federal Way, where they arrested the man early Friday morning. Ten minutes before midnight, motorists driving northbound on Aurora Avenue North called to report the driver of a pick up truck had struck a pedestrian… [ Keep reading ]

Man Killed in Sunday Morning Collision in South Lake Union

The driver of a sedan died after he crashed his car into a barrier at the northern end of the State Route 99 Tunnel early Sunday morning. At approximately 3:00 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported a collision in the northbound lanes of the SR 99 Tunnel, near the Republican Street… [ Keep reading ]