Accident Section

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…

Highline School Board member Angelica Alvarez involved in car accident

Highline School Board member Angelica Alvarez involved in car accident

A Community Conversation with School Board Member Angelica Alvarez scheduled for Monday night had to be unexpectedly cancelled after she was involved in a car accident. Alvarez’s car was rear-ended... [Read more]

Burien Police cruiser crashes into car Sunday night

Burien Police cruiser crashes into car Sunday night

Photos courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office. Around 8:10 p.m. Sunday night (Oct. 11), a Burien Police Department cruiser was southbound on 1st Ave South with lights and siren on, en route to back... [Read more]

Car hits pedestrian Tuesday night, sending victim to Harborview

Car hits pedestrian Tuesday night, sending victim to Harborview

A car hit a pedestrian in the 16200 block of Sylvester Road in Burien Tuesday night (Sept. 22), sending the victim to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the Burien Police Department. There... [Read more]

Driver arrested after running from scene of fatal crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW

Driver arrested after running from scene of fatal crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW

Photos courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office The driver of a car that slammed into a jersey barrier – and killed a passenger – on Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 119th Street was arrested after running... [Read more]

Pedestrian hit, killed by car near SW 128th & Ambaum Saturday night

Pedestrian hit, killed by car near SW 128th & Ambaum Saturday night

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car near SW 128th and Ambaum Blvd. SW on Saturday night (July 18) around 10:30 p.m., according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.   Police say that a Hispanic... [Read more]

No, B&E Meats doesn’t have a drive-through; SUV crashes into front of shop

No, B&E Meats doesn’t have a drive-through; SUV crashes into front of shop

On Tuesday (June 30) around 1:45/2 p.m., a green SUV accidentally crashed into the front of B&E Meats, located at 15003 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien. No injuries were reported, but the store suffered some... [Read more]

Flying Saucer crashes into Tin Room Bar Saturday night (no, it really did…)

Flying Saucer crashes into Tin Room Bar Saturday night (no, it really did…)

@btownblog April fools joke gone bad! pic.twitter.com/ZceLCfoVv5 — Andrea Gansz (@Agansz) April 12, 2015 The prop flying saucer that was set up on the roof of the Tin Room Bar & Theater for the... [Read more]

Rollover accident closes Shorebrook Drive SW near Marine View Drive SW Sat. night

Rollover accident closes Shorebrook Drive SW near Marine View Drive SW Sat. night

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that Shorebrook Drive SW – about a block east of The Cove Community Club – was closed around 7:20 p.m. Saturday night (March 21) between Marine View... [Read more]

Crash blocks SW 148th and 4th Ave SW Monday night

Crash blocks SW 148th and 4th Ave SW Monday night

A crash that knocked a car on its side closed the intersection of SW 148th and 4th Ave SW in Burien Monday night around 6:42 p.m., March 16. This was a  non-injury, two car accident that caused one... [Read more]

Burien resident Joe Arrants killed in construction accident; family needs help

Burien resident Joe Arrants killed in construction accident; family needs help

On Thursday (March 12), Burien resident Joe Arrants – a Senior Foreman for Kiewit on the new 520 bridge build – tragically fell 60 feet to his death. Joe was 34-years old, and leaves behind a wife... [Read more]

One-car accident on S. 156th sends passenger to hospital Tuesday morning

One-car accident on S. 156th sends passenger to hospital Tuesday morning

A one-car accident on S. 156th near First Ave South sent a passenger to a hospital Tuesday morning, according to the Burien Police Department. Police say that the driver was westbound on S. 156th, when... [Read more]

State Patrol seeking information on collision that injured Tukwila Firefighter

State Patrol seeking information on collision that injured Tukwila Firefighter

Washington State Patrol detectives are investigating a collision that occurred Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 on I-5 just north of I-405 at approximately 6:00 p.m., and are seeking the public’s help. The... [Read more]

Fatal crash at Ambaum & SW 154th in Burien Friday evening; DUI suspected

Fatal crash at Ambaum & SW 154th in Burien Friday evening; DUI suspected

Friday evening (Nov. 21) just after 5 p.m., there was a terrible, fatal 2-car crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 154th Street, according to the Burien Police Department. The crash happened in front of –... [Read more]

Occupants flee from serious accident on Maplewild SW in Burien Monday morning

Occupants flee from serious accident on Maplewild SW in Burien Monday morning

BTB Writer/Humorist Shawn Underwood wasn’t laughing when she discovered the results of a serious accident on Maplewild Ave SW in Burien between 2 – 2:30 a.m. Monday morning, June 30. “Ran... [Read more]

LETTER: Accident victim sends his thanks out, is ‘glad to live in Burien’

LETTER: Accident victim sends his thanks out, is ‘glad to live in Burien’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] On Friday, June 13th, my wife and I were... [Read more]

Truck hits child on bicycle near Highline High School Thursday afternoon

Truck hits child on bicycle near Highline High School Thursday afternoon

A truck hit a child on a bicycle near Highline High School in Burien Thursday afternoon (June 12). Sgt. DB Gates of the King County Sheriff’s Office told The B-Town Blog that the child suffered serious... [Read more]

Car runs into vacant storefront near Post Office on SW 151st Thursday morning

Car runs into vacant storefront near Post Office on SW 151st Thursday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a car ran into a vacant storefront on SW 151st near a licensing agency and a Driver’s Ed business near the Post Office in Burien Thursday... [Read more]

UPDATE: Rollover accident kills 28-year old man in Burien

UPDATE: Rollover accident kills 28-year old man in Burien

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that at about 12:35 a.m. on Thursday (May 8), a 28-year old Seattle man died from injuries sustained during a collision at SW 130th Street and 2 Ave SW in Burien. Police... [Read more]