Accident Section

Driver suffers medical emergency, crashes & flips car in Burien Sunday

Driver suffers medical emergency, crashes & flips car in Burien Sunday

A driver likely suffering from a medical emergency crashed and flipped a car near the intersection of SW 158th Street and 6th Ave SW in Burien around 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, May 20. The car crashed... [Read more]

Head-on collision into School Bus Friday morning sends 2 to hospital

Head-on collision into School Bus Friday morning sends 2 to hospital

A stolen vehicle crashed head-on into a School Bus near S. 112th and Glendale Way S. (map below) Friday morning, April 27, injuring two. Police say that both the vehicle driver and occupant have life-threatening... [Read more]

Single-car injury accident on SW 156th sends young male driver to hospital

Single-car injury accident on SW 156th sends young male driver to hospital

A single-car accident in the 100 block of SW 156th Street (map below) Friday morning (Mar. 2) sent the young male driver to a hospital. A witness who heard the accident told The B-Town Blog that the car... [Read more]

Man killed when vehicle crashes into tree near SR 509 Tuesday morning

Man killed when vehicle crashes into tree near SR 509 Tuesday morning

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a 42-year old man was killed when his vehicle veered off the roadway at SR 509 to Myers Way (map below), then struck a tree. The victim was identified as Felix... [Read more]

Man accidentally shoots self near Burien Safeway, suffers life threatening injuries

Man accidentally shoots self near Burien Safeway, suffers life threatening injuries

A man accidentally shot himself near the Safeway on SW 148th Street in Burien on Thursday night, Feb. 1, at around 9 p.m.   A witness reported that there were a “bunch of cop cars,” and... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Man who drowned off Seahurst identified; more details released

FOLLOWUP: Man who drowned off Seahurst identified; more details released

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday (Jan. 22) released the identity of the man who tragically drowned off Burien’s Three Tree Point/Seahurst Park as Tyler Ingraham, 27. The... [Read more]

Man injured after bottle rocket explodes in his hand near CVS in Burien

Man injured after bottle rocket explodes in his hand near CVS in Burien

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that on Sunday, Dec. 10, just after 2 a.m. they responded to SW 160th Street and 1st Ave South for reports of an explosion and an injured man. When police arrived,... [Read more]

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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]