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Category: Traffic & Transit

Traffic, transit, biking and road condition updates for the Puget Sound area

October 21, 2014 at 1:51 PM

Child hit by car in Chinatown International District

A 3-year-old boy suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by an SUV Tuesday afternoon in the Chinatown International District, according to Seattle police. Police said the accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at 12th Avenue South and South King Street. The child was injured after being struck in the head and arm by a car mirror, said Seattle Fire Department…

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October 21, 2014 at 11:21 AM

Car collides with Oregon log truck; 2 killed

The Associated Press ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says an Oregon couple died when a Toyota Corolla collided with a log truck. The crash happened Monday afternoon on Nonpareil Road in Sutherlin. According to the sheriff’s office, the Corolla driven by 50-year-old Todd Gilman veered into the oncoming lane and struck the fully loaded log truck. Gilman…

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October 20, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in crash

UPDATE 7 P.M.| The woman struck earlier this morning is in serious condition at Harborview’s intensive care unit. ORIGINAL POST| A woman has been taken to Harborview Medical Center after being hit by a car near Northgate. Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler said a woman was struck by a car at Northeast 108th Street and Roosevelt Way…

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October 20, 2014 at 6:24 AM

Most lanes on I-5 south near Northgate reopen; new problems near Boeing Field, Mercer Street

Update 8:43 a.m.: Traffic heading south into Seattle is finally getting past Northgate after a crash shut down multiple lanes this morning. One lane remains closed after Washington State Department of Transportation and state troopers cleaned up the mess left after a semi truck jack knifed and fuel spilled. But the State Patrol warns that the morning commute is fraught with…

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October 17, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Teen struck by school bus in Federal Way still in critical condition

A Federal Way girl who was hit by a school bus carrying elementary students on Thursday remained in critical condition Friday morning at Harborview Medical Center, according to a hospital spokeswoman. The girl had just left her home and was in the crosswalk when she was struck at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South…

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October 16, 2014 at 8:37 AM

Federal Way student seriously hurt after being hit by school bus

Update 11:10 a.m. A Federal Way girl who was hit by a school bus carrying elementary students at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South 308th Street is in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center. The girl had just left her home and was in the crosswalk when she was struck, said Federal Way police Cmdr….

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October 15, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Dual crashes snarl traffic in South Seattle

Update at 10:48 a.m.: Seattle police  have reopened all lanes of East Marginal Way South following the Wednesday morning collisions. Original post: Commuting through Sodo this morning? Avoid East Marginal Way South after two separate serious-injury crashes in the northbound lanes have snarled traffic. Seattle police spokesman Patrick Michaud said the first crash involved an SUV and motorcycle at South Fidalgo Street,…

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October 14, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Traffic messy in slow morning commute

Several minor crashes and stalls — and in some cases no obvious reasons at all — slowed the morning commute throughout the Puget Sound region, where roads were wet from heavy overnight rain. The state transportation department reported commutes double and sometimes triple — or more — the normal time Tuesday morning. A crash on southbound Interstate 5…

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