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December 21, 2014 at 9:36 PM

State patrol looking for dark BMW, white Audi after Sunday’s crash

UPDATE, 11:55 a.m. | The two cars that were racing on northbound I-5 Sunday nighat are described as a dark-colored BMW and a newer, white Audi with Washington Law Enforcement Memorial plates, according to a news release from WSP.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ruth Medeiros, or 425-401-7719.   Detectives also…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Northgate, State Patrol

November 3, 2014 at 7:59 AM

State Patrol car rear-ended on I-5 in Everett Sunday

EVERETT — A Washington State Patrol trooper suffered a minor injury when her patrol car was rear-ended as she slowed on Interstate 5 at Everett Sunday night to check on a pedestrian. Trooper Mark Francis tells KOMO the trooper was checked at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett for a sore back. The driver of the…


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September 29, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Fuzzy on the law? Driver caught in HOV lane with bear passenger

Bad news, bear: That’ll be an $818 fine. (Washington State Patrol photo) The State Patrol on Monday morning reminded an Everett woman pulled over for speeding in the Interstate 5 carpool lane that, while cute, a gigantic teddy bear does not qualify as a second passenger. The 19-year-old woman was stopped in Lynnwood during the morning…


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September 4, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Motorcyclist killed in I-5 crash near Lynnwood

Update at 6:42 p.m.: The motorcyclist who died after rear-ending a car on Interstate 5 near Lynnwood has been identified as a 65-year-old Kirkland man, the Washington State Patrol said on Thursday afternoon. William R. Milne was riding northbound on I-5 when he struck a Toyota Corolla driven by a 32-year-old Edmonds man. Traffic had been slowing…


Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: fatal motorcycle crash, Lynnwood, State Patrol

July 26, 2014 at 12:43 PM

Naked driver, possible burglar, injured in auto rollover on I-5

An injured, naked auto-theft suspect was found near this SUV after a rollover accident. (Washington State Patrol) A burglary suspect driving naked crashed and rolled a stolen car on Interstate 5 south in Seattle’s Northgate neighborhood Saturday morning. State Patrol troopers responded to the crash scene just after 5 a.m. and found the driver naked and…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: auto theft, Interstate 5, Lynnwood Police Department

April 14, 2014 at 10:49 AM

State Patrol: Wash. mudslide area not for tourists

ARLINGTON  (AP) — Three weeks after the deadly Oso mudslide, the Washington State Patrol wants drivers to know the slide area is “not a tourist attraction.” In a statement Friday, Trooper Keith Leary says only rescuers and emergency vehicles are allowed past the closure points along Washington Highway 530 on the west and east ends of…


Comments | More in General news | Topics: Arlington, mudslide, Oso

February 18, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Bremerton man killed in I-5 crash identified

A Bremerton man who died on Interstate 5 after his Honda struck a tanker trailer carrying 7,000 pounds of liquid nitrogen on Sunday night has been identified as Magarbi Matthew. The Washington State Patrol released the name of the 22-year-old man on Tuesday. Matthew was driving a 2002 Honda Accord when he was killed. KIRO-TV reported that Matthew is in the Navy. KIRO said…


Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Interstate 5 crash, State Patrol

February 17, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Snoqualmie Pass closed until 11:30 a.m. amid heavy snow

Heavy snow led officials to close Snoqualmie Pass for several hours Monday morning, hindering residents traveling on the Presidents’ Day holiday. Interstate 90 westbound was closed at Easton Cle Elum and Ellensburg, while eastbound was closed at North Bend, according to a post on the website of the Washington State Department of Transportation. The DOT and…


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit, Weather Beat | Topics: Department of Transportation, Snoqualmie Pass, State Patrol

January 17, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Men in high-speed, road-rage crash held on bail

Two men accused in a high-speed, road-rage crash on Interstate 90 on Wednesday were ordered held on bail at the King County Jail on Friday. Desi B. Beltran, 29, was ordered held in lieu of $1 million for investigation of first-degree assault, reckless driving, reckless endangerment and hit and run. Hugo Yanez, 31, was being held…


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December 18, 2013 at 7:53 AM

Multiple vehicle crash on Highway 509 near the airport snarls traffic

This is one of several cars damaged in a multiple-car crash that closed down Highway 509 in SeaTac early Wednesday morning. (Photo / Washington State Patrol) UPDATE: 9 a.m. | A section of Highway 509 near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport that was shut down this morning after a multiple car crash is back open, according to the…


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