Accident Section

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]

Former Burien Mayor turned police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Former Burien Mayor turned police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Sgt. Wing Woo – who served as Mayor of Burien from 2002-2003 – was involved in a tragic accident this week while vacationing with his family in Maui. Reports are that Woo and his 14-year old son... [Read more]

4 injured in major crash at S. 136th & Des Moines Memorial Drive Mon. night

4 injured in major crash at S. 136th & Des Moines Memorial Drive Mon. night

Four people were injured in a major crash involving a truck and a sedan at the intersection of S. 136th and Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below) in Burien Monday night, May 23. Reports are that two of... [Read more]

READER REPORT: Head-on collision causes injuries on SW 160th Street

READER REPORT: Head-on collision causes injuries on SW 160th Street

From Reader Joe Moldovan comes this report: On Tuesday, May 17 at about 2:30 p.m. at the corner of SW 160 Street and 8th Ave SW (map below), a head-on collision occurred. It appears that a westbound black... [Read more]

Man crashes car, then flees from Burien Police with Monkey on his back. Really.

Man crashes car, then flees from Burien Police with Monkey on his back. Really.

Wednesday morning (May 4), a reckless driver sped by a Washington State Trooper on SR 509, who clocked his speed on radar at 112 MPH. The driver exited at South 128th in Burien (map below) and lost control,... [Read more]

Motorcycle vs car accident injures one Friday night in Burien

Motorcycle vs car accident injures one Friday night in Burien

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that just after 7 p.m. Friday night (April 15) they responded to a motorcycle vs car accident on 1st Ave South near S. 136 Street in Burien…

PHOTOS: At scene of the crime where shots were fired, cars crashed in Burien

PHOTOS: At scene of the crime where shots were fired, cars crashed in Burien

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these photos taken at an accident scene on Saturday, April 9 at S. 128th St. and Occidental Ave. S. in Burien (map below): During a search of the area, Burien Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Downtown Burien’ archway on SW 152nd destroyed; new videos added

UPDATE: ‘Downtown Burien’ archway on SW 152nd destroyed; new videos added

Portion of the ‘Downtown Burien’ archway sign, back when it was still standing.Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer A crane truck knocked down the ‘Downtown Burien’ archway sign... [Read more]

Pedestrian hit by car in Burien Thursday night

Pedestrian hit by car in Burien Thursday night

A pedestrian was hit by a car at SW 117th Street and 12th Ave SW (map below) in Burien Thursday night, and is apparently fighting for his life in the hospital. Police and EMTs responded to the scene just... [Read more]

Burien Police car struck by stolen vehicle near SW 130th & 2nd Ave SW Sunday

Burien Police car struck by stolen vehicle near SW 130th & 2nd Ave SW Sunday

KIRO 7 is reporting that a Burien Police cruiser was hit by a stolen car on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 22. The crash ocurred near SW 130th Street and 2nd Ave SW (map below). The officer suffered minor injuries. KIRO... [Read more]

26-year old woman on motorcycle killed in head-on collision Monday night

26-year old woman on motorcycle killed in head-on collision Monday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a female passenger on a motorcycle was killed in a head-on collision with a vehicle in the 14300 block of 1st Ave South…