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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 ]

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 ]