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June 30, 2014 at 11:10 AM

WSP seeks info on Edmonds woman killed in Cowlitz County crash

The Washington State Patrol is trying to learn more about an Edmonds woman who was killed when her car collided with a semi-truck June 22 in Cowlitz County. Kerri Hartnett-McGill was driving south on Interstate 5 near Headquarters Road when her car crossed into the northbound lanes and collided with the semi-truck, the State Patrol said….

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March 11, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Woman killed in head-on collision in Lynnwood

A woman was killed this morning when her car veered into oncoming traffic and collided with another vehicle on Highway 99 in Lynnwood, police said. The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. in the 17100 block of Highway 99. Police said a woman in her 70s was driving south when her car veered into northbound traffic, colliding head-on with…

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February 24, 2014 at 8:39 AM

Crash at Northgate backing up southbound I-5 for seven miles

A traffic accident in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Northgate has caused a seven-mile backup from Northgate all the way to Interstate 405, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident has made the Everett-to-Seattle commute more than an hour and a half. The Transportation Department recommends taking Highway 99 to avoid the…

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February 6, 2014 at 3:16 PM

1 dead in multiple car pile-up on I-5 in Clark Co.

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — One person is dead following a snow-related pile-up that involved around 15 cars and half a dozen tractor trailers on Interstate 5 in Clark County. A storm has blanketed the Vancouver and Portland region with snow Thursday, snarling traffic throughout the region and causing dozens of car crashes. The Columbian reports the…

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January 23, 2014 at 3:02 PM

Driver injured when car hits building in North Seattle

A 63-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition after her car crashed into a building in North Seattle. Seattle police said the woman apparently drove across four lanes of traffic, went down an embankment and then hit a building in the 11000 block of Lake City Way Northeast. The car ended up on its side. It…

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January 20, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Car nearly sheared in half in crash on Rainier Avenue South

Two men in their 20s were in critical condition following a crash on Rainier Avenue South at Andover Street at 8:20 this morning. The two men were driving in a Ford Mustang southbound on Rainier when the driver lost control and hit a telephone pole before slamming into a parked car. A resident of one of the nearby…

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January 20, 2014 at 9:27 AM

1 dead, 1 injured when SUV crashes into pond near Kingston

Update at 4:34 p.m.| The Washington State Patrol is reporting that the driver of the car has died. The man, identified as Thomas A. Contreras, 49, of Mount Vernon, experienced a medical emergency while traveling  east on Highway 104, according to the Kitsap Sun. Contreras died at the  hospital. The female passenger, 45, was treated and released. Original post: | Two…

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December 14, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Five members of bridal party hurt in Kirkland traffic accident

Six people, including five in a bridal party, were injured Saturday evening in a two-car accident in Kirkland, according to a news release from the Kirkland Police Department. The accident occurred around 6 p.m. in the 13800 block of Juanita Drive, according to police. A southbound vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a northbound vehicle occupied…

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December 9, 2013 at 6:15 PM

Runaway truck hits 5 cars in Seattle; minor injury

The Associated Press Police say a box truck that started rolling downhill as its driver was loading it smacked into five parked cars in a Seattle neighborhood. KOMO-TV reports the truck driver was injured as he jumped from the back of the truck. Seattle Fire Lt. Sue Stangl says he was taken to a hospital with an…

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November 24, 2013 at 10:32 AM

Motorcyclist severely injured in University District collision

A motorcyclist was severely injured at 10:15 p.m. Saturday when he collided head-on with a Toyota making a left turn on Northeast  50th Street. The motorcycle was traveling west when it collided with the car at the University Way Northeast intersection. The rider slid under the car, sustaining life-threatening injuries, according to Seattle police. The rider was…

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