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September 5, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Boy hit by car in Wallingford

A police photographer takes photos of a car that struck a Hamilton Middle School student in a crosswalk on Wallingford Avenue North early Friday morning. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times) Update at 11:58 a.m.: The 12-year-old boy injured when he was hit by a car Friday morning is expected to be released from…


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August 28, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Family pinned to wall by car that crashes into Columbia City shops

The SUV can be seen inside the Columbia City hair salon. (Seattle Fire Department photo) Update at 5:46 p.m.: A Seattle building inspector has yellow-tagged the one-story building heavily damaged by an SUV Thursday afternoon. The designation restricts access to the building until engineers can determine what can be done to shore up the structure. Seattle police are working…


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March 26, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Driver OK after car slams into Arlington motel

Car that slammed into an Arlington motel. (City of Arlington photo) A woman avoided injury Tuesday when her car slammed into the side of the Smokey Point Motor Inn in Arlington. The accident happened just before 3 p.m. at 17329 Smokey Point Drive, when a 22-year-old woman drove into the  building. She declined medical aid. The Arlington Fire…


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February 21, 2014 at 9:20 AM

Man lying in garage driveway hit by car Thursday night

A man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after police say he was struck by a car in the South Lake Union neighborhood last night. The man was lying in the driveway of a parking garage at Mercer Street and Yale Avenue North, said police spokesman Mark Jamieson. A woman driving a gray Subaru struck him, Jamieson said. “The…


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November 1, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Car accident kills 1 driver in SeaTac

A vehicle accident on the border of SeaTac and Tukwila has killed one driver and sent the other driver to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened on the 13400 block of Military Road South at about 8:30 p.m. The King County’s Sheriff’s Office has not released…


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October 13, 2013 at 4:18 PM

Woman crashes car into basement of North Seattle home

A 79-year-old woman visiting a friend in North Seattle early Sunday morning crashed her car into the basement of a home next door, the Seattle Fire Department confirmed. Neither the woman nor the residents of the house were injured. The driver said that she didn’t know how the crash occurred, that she was scared and climbed out through…


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June 18, 2013 at 2:40 PM

Car crashes into North Seattle building — twice

An elderly woman has been hospitalized after she crashed her car into a building this afternoon in North Seattle. The 79-year-old woman apparently suffered some sort of medical emergency before she crashed into the building in the 1100 block of North Northgate Way just after noon, said Seattle police public information officer Renee Witt. The woman told officers she thought…


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May 26, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Nine people injured in two-car accident near Kent

Nine people were injured, one seriously, in a two-car accident near Kent about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. Two vehicles collided near the intersection of South 277th Street and Star Lake Road, sending nine people, including one child, to area hosptials, said Captain Kyle Ohashi, spokesman for the Kent Fire Department. A van carrying an unknown number of people hit a…


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May 26, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Four killed in Grant County after crash sends SUV into irrigation canal

Four people were killed Sunday morning in a two-car accident in Grant County after one of the vehicles wound up in an irrigation ditch. Two children and two adults, all in a full-size SUV, all died after their vehicle collided at the intersection of Beverly-Burge Road Southwest and County Road One with a compact hatchback about 9…


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December 28, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Two drowned after car plunged into Green River

Two people drowned early Friday morning in Tukwila after their vehicle plunged into Green River. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified them as Johnetta Powell-Stewart, 35, and Conjewel M. Glover, 38. Police found both drowned at about 1:45 a.m. near South 180th Street, not far from Southcenter Mall, according to KOMO4. Witnesses told police…


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