Posts categorized under Traffic and Collisions Archives - Page 2 of 36 - SPD Blotter

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 ]

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 ]