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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 ]

Detectives Investigating North Seattle Fatal Collision

The driver of a Honda sedan died Friday night after he rear-ended a semi-truck on Aurora Avenue North. At around 10:45 p.m., a King County Sheriff’s Deputy reported a large group of illegal street racers driving near the Shoreline/Seattle city limits. The driver of a Honda sedan in that group… [ Keep reading ]

Two Pedestrians Killed in Columbia City Light Rail Collision

The conductor of a Link light rail train struck and killed two pedestrians who were crossing against the light Thursday Friday evening in South Seattle. At 6:20 p.m. police responded to a pedestrian/light rail collision at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr Way South and South Alaska Street. The Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Washington State Patrol Investigating After SPD Officer Killed in Sunday Morning Collision on I-5

The Washington State Patrol is investigating after an SPD officer was struck and killed by a driver on I-5 Sunday morning. The SPD officer had just left work when they happened upon a collision on I-5 near South Forest Street. At this point in the investigation, it appears the officer pulled their vehicle over and got out to… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian Killed in South Seattle Collision

Detectives are investigating after a man was killed early Thursday morning in a motorist/pedestrian collision on Airport Way South. At approximately 2:50 a.m., the driver of a small SUV was travelling northbound on Airport Way South. Near South Norfolk Street, the driver struck a pedestrian. The driver stopped and called… [ Keep reading ]

Two Men Dead After Friday Motorcycle Collisions

Two men died on Friday after crashing their motorcycles in separate incidents. At 12:46 p.m., police responded to a collision at Military Road South and 29th Avenue South. A witness said he was driving northbound on Military Road South when the motorcyclist passed him on the left at a high… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After Industrial District Head-On Collision

Police responded to a head-on collision Friday night, but only one driver was still at the scene. Officers later found the second driver at a local hospital and arrested him for DUI. Friday evening at 9:43 p.m. multiple 911 callers reported a head-on collision near East Marginal Way South and… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]