Fatal Washington bus crash could result in criminal charges

A fatal bus crash that occurred in Kirkland last May could result in charges being filed against the driver of the bus. The crash occurred May 6, 2013, at the intersection of northbound Interstate 405 and Northeast 128th Street. According to reports, the bus had 25 passengers aboard and was traveling up an exit ramp […]

Several injured after accident caused by blown tire

The Washington State Patrol reports that three people have been injured in an accident on the Mount Baker Highway. The incident took place at about 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 15. One of the drivers involved, a 16-year-old male, is expected to be cited for equipment failure in the aftermath of the car accident. The […]

Pregnant women more vulnerable to car accidents

Washington pregnant women may be interested in a new study that suggest women in the second trimester of pregnancy may be more prone to serious car accidents. The study was conducted by physicians at the University of Toronto Department of Medicine. They followed more than 500,000 women for five years, including four years before giving […]

Tour bus crash leaves 11 people injured

Media sources in Seattle report that a tour bus collision west of Montlake Boulevard left at least 11 people injured. Three other vehicles were involved in the car accident, which took place during the afternoon of May 13. All of the injured vehicle occupants were admitted to Harborview Medical Center, some of them with broken […]

Drugged Drivers: Study Finds Fatalities Involving Marijuana Have Tripled

Over the last year, many people living in Seattle have wondered how the legalization of marijuana for non-medical use will affect various parts of life in Washington, from state revenue to public safety. Unfortunately for people who are concerned about the safety of the roadways, recent research suggests that drug use already contributes to a […]

3 dead, 1 injured in Washington city, residents push for action

Several residents of a Washington city have become increasingly concerned about a string of pedestrian accidents that have occurred within the past year. According to a report, three people have died and one person has suffered serious injuries in Kenmore. The first accident happened in October of 2013. The pedestrian, unnamed in the report, was […]

Man killed on motorcycle

A 62-year-old motorcyclist from West Seattle died after he was struck by a motor vehicle on April 26. The accident occurred on the 12500 block of Vashon Highway at 4:30 p.m. According to investigators, the accident occurred when the man stopped in front of Palouse Winery to make a left hand turn. A female motorist […]

BMW and Mercedes issue recall

Seattle residents may be interested in recent recalls issued by German automakers Mercedes-Benz and BMW. These recalls are only the latest in a string of recalls issued in the first four months of this year. Recalls by General Motors and Toyota have been the most well-known, but around 9 million vehicles have been recalled so […]

3 injured in Washington crash

Police allege that an accident involving three vehicles on April 23 in Mabton was caused by a driver who had been distracted by his cellphone. According to the Washington State Patrol, the crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 241 and Stover Road at approximately 4:10 p.m. Police said traffic had stopped on the highway […]