Three people were injured when an empty casino tour bus crashed into the side of an auto-repair shop in Burien Sunday night, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Cindi West said the accident was under investigation but that it also involved a sports-utility vehicle. The driver of the Snoqualmie Casino tour bus was taken…More
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Ken Rotta, whose parents died when the SUV he was driving was hit by a bus Monday in Kirkland, says reality is just beginning to sink in. He says he’s been on “a little bit of a roller coaster” emotionally, and has been viewing the tragedy through faith, that his parents are together in heaven. “It’s hard to…More
An old Chevy van and a King County Metro bus collided at the intersection of Pike Street and Boren Avenue in Seattle Wednesday afternoon, sending three people to Harborview Medical Center. Witnesses told Seattle police that the gray van traveling northbound on a steep downhill portion of Boren Avenue was running a red light when…More
The U.S. Department of Transportation ordered a Canadian tour company that operated the bus that crashed and killed nine people — several from the Puget Sound region — in Oregon early last week, to cease operations in the United States. USDOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration investigators found that before the crash, Mi Joo Tour &…More
2013 and still kicking, aren’t you: Things we’ll be hearing about that we’re tired of hearing about or don’t want to hear about or glad we don’t have to hear about (you pick): the fiscal cliff, cancellations of the North Line of the Sounder train between Seattle and Everett, snow in the…More
This post was updated at 7:05 p.m. Death toll stands at nine. The Associated Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP)– A tour bus careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and several hundred feet down a steep embankment Sunday, killing nine people and injuring more than 20 others, authorities said. The charter bus carrying about 40 people lost…More