Accident Section

Man hit, killed by car on 1st Ave South Wednesday night

Man hit, killed by car on 1st Ave South Wednesday night

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that at around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday night (Nov. 22) in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South (map below), a pedestrian... [Read more]

Two injured in serious car accident on 1st Ave South on Sunday

Two injured in serious car accident on 1st Ave South on Sunday

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: Two people were seriously injured in a two car accident in the 19600 block of 1st Ave South in Normandy Park on Sunday, Nov. 19. Both drivers were injured,... [Read more]

Fatal accident kills woman at SW 128th and Ambaum Saturday afternoon

Fatal accident kills woman at SW 128th and Ambaum Saturday afternoon

A fatal accident killed a woman at the intersection of SW 128th Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW (map below) just before 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21. Police say that a van – driven by the female victim –... [Read more]

Man on skateboard killed after being hit by car in Burien Saturday morning

Man on skateboard killed after being hit by car in Burien Saturday morning

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that just before 7 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, a man in his 30s riding a skateboard was killed after he rode directly into the path of a car. Police... [Read more]

Burien Deputy who hit & killed pedestrian in Fife was same who shot man with pen

Burien Deputy who hit & killed pedestrian in Fife was same who shot man with pen

The off-duty Burien Police officer who struck and killed a pedestrian in Fife early Friday morning (July 7) has been identified as the same one who fatally shot a 20-year old man holding a pen in Burien... [Read more]

Car vs Motorcycle accident on Ambaum injures two early Thursday evening

Car vs Motorcycle accident on Ambaum injures two early Thursday evening

A serious accident between a car and motorcycle occurred on Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 143rd Street in Burien around 5:20 p.m. Thursday, April 27. Two riders on the motorcycle – one male and one female,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien driver demonstrates why you shouldn’t Text & Drive

VIDEO: Burien driver demonstrates why you shouldn’t Text & Drive

This Distracted Driver was caught texting and driving – and weaving – on SW 172nd Street earlier this week in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, when she did this… …and then... [Read more]

Driver accidentally pushes accelerator, crashes car at Huckleberry Square

Driver accidentally pushes accelerator, crashes car at Huckleberry Square

If you saw a car on its roof in the parking lot of Burien’s Huckleberry Square restaurant on Saturday (April 15), the King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that an 88-year old Normandy... [Read more]

One-car accident on Sylvester Road sends driver to hospital, knocks out power

One-car accident on Sylvester Road sends driver to hospital, knocks out power

Photo courtesy Dave Luxem. A one-car accident on Sylvester Road at around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday night, April 13, sent one to the hospital, and caused a power outage in the area. After the driver was cleared... [Read more]

Student hit, injured by car in front of Highline High School Monday morning

Student hit, injured by car in front of Highline High School Monday morning

A student was hit by a car and injured while crossing S. 152nd Street near Highline High School Monday morning, March 6. According to Catherine Carbone Rogers of Highline Public Schools, the student was... [Read more]

Hit and run driver tries to flee, gets caught and busted by Burien P.D. early Sunday

Hit and run driver tries to flee, gets caught and busted by Burien P.D. early Sunday

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells A hit and run accident occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday (March 5) at SW 108th Street & 28th Ave. SW in Arbor Heights (map below). The female driver of the... [Read more]

Hit & run near Highline Performing Arts Center Friday night kills woman

Hit & run near Highline Performing Arts Center Friday night kills woman

Photo courtesy Darla Green Police closed down S. 152nd east of 1st Ave South for the investigation. Photo by Scott Schaefer. The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a woman has died after... [Read more]

Police-involved collision blocks streets on SW 148th Street Saturday

Police-involved collision blocks streets on SW 148th Street Saturday

On Saturday, Feb. 11, a deputy-involved collision blocked streets near the Burien Transit Center. Police say that an officer called in an accident at about 11:30 a.m. at SW 148th Street and 4th Ave... [Read more]

Car hits pedestrian in Burien Tuesday morning; victim sent to Harborview

Car hits pedestrian in Burien Tuesday morning; victim sent to Harborview

Photos courtesy Cynthia Alcaraz The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that just before 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, a pedestrian was hit by a car in the 13800 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW... [Read more]

High winds knock scaffolding down at Pillar Properties construction site

High winds knock scaffolding down at Pillar Properties construction site

Courtesy Toby Frey at Best Vacuum Of Burien comes these photos, showing fallen scaffolding – likely caused by high winds – at the Pillar Properties construction site near Burien Town Square on Tuesday... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: School bus slides off road in Burien during Monday’s snow

PHOTOS/VIDEO: School bus slides off road in Burien during Monday’s snow

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2016 3 p.m.: Courtesy Rory Maliuna Keahi Jaramillo-King comes this video of a school bus sliding off the road as it tried to descend S. 140th in Burien during Monday morning’s snow... [Read more]

Student hit by vehicle in front of Highline High School Monday morning

Student hit by vehicle in front of Highline High School Monday morning

A student was hit by a vehicle Monday morning just after 7 a.m. on S. 152nd Street in front of Highline High School. The male victim was transported to Highline Medical Center with what appear to... [Read more]

Lucky Donuts does NOT have a drive-through, despite what this driver thought

Lucky Donuts does NOT have a drive-through, despite what this driver thought

Photo courtesy Justin Moore A car crashed into Lucky Donuts, located at 140 SW 152nd Street in Burien, on Saturday morning, Nov. 5. “I saw a small white compact being towed away,” Aaron Wells... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Attorney W. Tracy Codd: What to do when you’re involved in an auto accident

Attorney W. Tracy Codd: What to do when you’re involved in an auto accident

From Advertiser Attorney W. Tracy Codd: What To Do When You Are Involved In An Auto Accident As the season changes from summer to autumn and on into winter, local streets, freeways and highways become... [Read more]

Four Highline High School student athletes injured in car accident

Four Highline High School student athletes injured in car accident

By Isabel Herbruger, age 12 Tuesday (Sept. 6) was supposed to be the opening game for the Lady Pirate Soccer Team against Thomas Jefferson and I was excited to start the year off with some great shots.... [Read more]

Student from Kennedy Catholic High School rescued after falling at Mt. Si

Student from Kennedy Catholic High School rescued after falling at Mt. Si

A student/athlete from Kennedy Catholic High School was injured in a hiking accident on Mt. Si Saturday (Sept. 3), and had to be rescued by helicopter. The 15-year old student – a member of the school’s... [Read more]

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

Here’s episode #65 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Woman critically injured after crashing with bus in Burien Saturday morning

Woman critically injured after crashing with bus in Burien Saturday morning

Click image to see larger version. Photo courtesy Kate Bysheim. On Saturday morning, Aug. 20 at around 7:20 a.m., Burien Police responded to an accident near SW 148th Street and 4th Ave SW (map below),... [Read more]

UPDATE: Eastbound SR 518 re-opened after ‘serious collision’ Thursday

UPDATE: Eastbound SR 518 re-opened after ‘serious collision’ Thursday

UPDATE: The Washington State Department of Transportation has announced that eastbound SR 518 has re-opened near 51st Ave S. after a ‘serious collision’ blocked all lanes for a while on Thursday... [Read more]