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Motorcyclist Dies After Fall off of Viaduct

Police were called to investigate a fatality collision on the Alaskan Way Viaduct around 9:40 p.m. last night. Preliminary indications are that speed played a factor in the collision. According to witnesses, a 22 year old man was traveling in the northbound lanes of the viaduct when he lost control of his motorcycle,… [ Keep reading ]

Box Truck Strikes JLG Lift, Throwing Two Workers From the Basket

Two Seattle Department of Transportation contractors were injured around 8 o’clock this morning after a box truck struck the lift they were working in on a westbound exit ramp of the West Seattle Bridge on throwing both men from the basket, to the ramp and surface street below. The contractors were working on the Fauntleroy… [ Keep reading ]

Tipped Tractor-Trailer Carrying Cargo of Crab Complicates Commute

UPDATE: As of about 6:30, the viaduct deck has been cleared. One northbound lane has been reopened and traffic is moving. The curb lane will remain closed until engineers have a chance to inspect damage to a light-pole and the guardrail. Around 2:30 this afternoon, we received reports that a tractor-trailer… [ Keep reading ]

Car/Bus Collision Blocks All Lanes at Denny and Broadway

Police are on the scene of an injury collision involving a car and a King County Metro coach near the intersection of Denny and Broadway. The collision occurred just before 5 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Broadway, just south of Denny, when a passenger car rear ended a Metro… [ Keep reading ]

Driver Arrested After Striking Four People In Hit and Run

A 27-year-old driver was arrested in Belltown this morning after striking four people in a hit and run. Police were called to Wall Street and Denny Way at 1:26 AM after a driver in a white Scion reportedly struck four people and sped away. One of the victims sustained a serious head… [ Keep reading ]

Motorcyclist Killed In SODO Crash

Detectives are investigating after a motorcyclist died following a crash in SODO Wednesday afternoon. Officers were called to 4 Ave. S. and Edgar Martinez Dr. S. at 2:50 PM Wednesday when witnesses saw a motorcyclist get thrown from his bike and strike a pole.  Officers arrived with the Seattle Fire… [ Keep reading ]

SPD, City Officials Investigating SR99 Semi-Truck Collision, Reviewing Response

Seattle police and city officials are investigating a Tuesday evening semi-truck crash, and reviewing the response to the collision, which led to a nine-hour closure of State Route 99 and the Alaskan Way Viaduct At approximately 2:21 PM, a semi-truck and trailer was traveling south on the Alaskan Way viaduct… [ Keep reading ]

Man Dies After His Car is Hit by a Train in SODO

Detectives are investigating a fatality collision in which a car was struck by a train in SODO Friday evening. Witnesses began calling 911 around 5:45 p.m. when a car  was struck by a train just West of 3 Ave South on South Holgate Street. Witnesses stated the victim drove around a… [ Keep reading ]

Investigators Asking For Help in Locating Hit and Run Driver

Officers responded to a hit and run at S Orcas St and Rainer Ave S on Wednesday May 7th at 10:07 p.m. When officers arrived they found that a pedestrian had been struck in the marked crosswalk and sustained serious injuries. It is unknown if the victim will fully recover… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Hospitalized After Riding Bike into Parked Police Van

A 27-year old cyclist was injured Sunday night after she collided with a parked Seattle Police van in front of the East precinct on Capitol Hill. At about 10:30 pm, the woman was riding her bike east on E Pine St approaching 12th Avenue when she struck the rear of… [ Keep reading ]