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Police Catch Motorcycle Thief After Hit and Run Outside West Precinct

Police quickly caught and arrested a Capitol Hill motorcycle thief Friday evening, after he rode past the West Precinct and collided with an SPD employee’s car. At 6:40 p.m., a man called 911 to report his motorcycle had just been stolen from the 1700 block of Summit Avenue. The victim… [ Keep reading ]

Driver Kills Bicyclist in Seward Park Hit and Run Collision

Detectives are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a fatality collision with a bicyclist near Seward Park on Sunday. Just before 7:00 p.m., a bicyclist was traveling north on Seward Park Avenue South, east of Wilson Ave South. A motorist struck the bicyclist with their car head-on… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Motor Scooter/Vehicle Collision in West Seattle

A man driving a motor scooter was killed on Friday afternoon in a collision in the 4500 block of Beach Drive Southwest. At approximately 3:20 p.m., the driver of a sedan parked on the east side of Beach Drive Southwest pulled into the lanes of travel to attempt a U-turn…. [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Georgetown Fatality Collision

A bicyclist was killed late Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a semi-truck in the Georgetown neighborhood. Just before 5:00 p.m., police responded to the intersection of South Michigan Street and Corson Avenue South for reports of a semi-truck vs. bicyclist collision. Seattle Fire Department responded to the scene as… [ Keep reading ]

RV Driver Arrested After Eluding Police Downhill in Reverse, Striking Pedestrian

The driver of an RV was arrested Monday afternoon after eluding police – in reverse – down a steeply sloped arterial and seriously injuring an elderly pedestrian. Just after 2:30 p.m., an officer near Delridge Way Southwest and Southwest Andover Street attempted to pull over the driver of an RV… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Aware of Potential Street Racing Event in Seattle This Weekend

The Seattle Police Department is aware of a potential illegal street racing event in our city this coming weekend. Illegal street races create significant risk for pedestrians and motorists in our community and SPD will be detailing officers to road safety enforcement efforts. Previous illegal street racing events in Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Suspect in Montlake Bridge Fatal Hit and Run Collision

Early Friday morning, officers located and arrested the 18-year-old suspect in a fatal hit and run, vehicle vs. pedestrian collision at the Montlake Bridge. Just after 1:00 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported a man was in the roadway on the Montlake Bridge, swinging around an unknown object and obstructing traffic…. [ Keep reading ]

Fatality Collision Investigation in SODO

Detectives are conducting the investigation following a single vehicle collision into a pole that killed both the driver and the passenger Saturday night in the SODO neighborhood. At approximately 8:20 pm, a Ford Mustang, driven by an adult male and occupied by an adult female, was travelling northbound in the… [ Keep reading ]

Fatal Pedestrian/Bus Collision Investigation

Traffic collision detectives are conducting the investigation following a fatal collision between an adult male and a Metro coach earlier this evening. At approximately 5:40 pm, an adult male pedestrian attempted to flag down a southbound Metro coach near Elliott Avenue West and Roy Street, but witnesses said he stumbled… [ Keep reading ]

Fatal Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision on Rainier Avenue

Detectives are conducting an investigation following a fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred Thursday night on Rainier Avenue South. At approximately 9:15 pm, witnesses reported seeing an adult male in a wheelchair enter the crosswalk on the north side of Rainier Avenue South at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South against… [ Keep reading ]