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Parking Restrictions Have Changed Temporarily, Here is Your Source For What is Still Being Enforced

As the city continues to modify its daily routine, street parking and the restrictions around it are changing. We just want to be sure that everyone is on the same page when it comes to parking in the city. Here are a list of the changes SDOT has made and are… [ Keep reading ]

Driver Arrested After Fatally Striking Pedestrian on Aurora, Fleeing Scene

Police arrested a 21-year-old driver Wednesday after he fatally struck a pedestrian on Aurora Avenue. Around 8:15 pm, a 70-year-old man was crossing Aurora Avenue North near the crosswalk at North 125th Street. The 21-year-old man, who was driving northbound in a Toyota Corolla, struck the victim and then left… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatality Collision on Rainier Avenue

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) are now investigating the circumstances that caused a two-vehicle, fatality collision early Saturday morning on Rainier Avenue South and South Massachusetts.  One male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene, and two other people were transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Reopens Following Morning Truck Crash

A large commercial dump truck collided with, and then came to a rest on top of, a jersey barrier on the West Seattle Bridge, impacting traffic for much of Tuesday morning and afternoon. City agencies closed several lanes on the bridge and removed the truck by late-morning, reopening the bridge… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Car/Pedestrian Collision in Magnolia

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) detectives are conducting the follow up investigation. An adult male driver has been arrested and several other people are recovering from injuries as a result of this collision. At approximately 3:10 pm Sunday, July 14th, a 2006 Dodge Charger driven by a 59 year-old male… [ Keep reading ]

Noise Enforcement Coming to Alki Starting Friday

Warm weather has arrived and with that so have the crowds along Alki. To keep the noise levels in that neighborhood at a comfortable level for everyone, we will once again be doing noise enforcement starting May 10th. If your vehicle can be heard from over 75 feet away you… [ Keep reading ]

Police Searching for Silver Toyota 4-Runner Involved in Fatality Hit and Run

Traffic Collision Investigation detectives are investigating a fatality hit and run collision that occurred 4th and Columbia at 12:32 this morning. Police continue to search for the silver Toyota 4-Runner that drove away after striking an adult female pedestrian, causing fatal injuries. The investigation resulted in an hours long closure… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Seriously Injured After Being Hit by a Car at 85 and Palatine

North Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian just before 6 p.m. tonight at the intersection of N 85th Street and Palatine Avenue N. An 80-year-old female pedestrian sustained life threatening injuries during the collision. Seattle Fire medics immediately transported her… [ Keep reading ]

New Year’s Eve Celebration Safety

The year is quickly coming to an end. As we prepare for New Year’s Eve celebrations, we want to remind you that public safety is our number one priority. We have added additional staff throughout the city to ensure everyone has a safe evening. In addition to these extra officers, we… [ Keep reading ]

Move Left For First Responders Working to Clear Crash Scenes

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) declared November 13 – 19, Traffic Incident Response Week, to highlight the work first responders do to keep the public safe. Seattle Police, Seattle Fire, and Seattle Department of Transportation employees respond to crashes every day. The City of Seattle recognized that this can be a dangerous… [ Keep reading ]