car crash 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]

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]

FOLLOWUP: Angelo’s raises ~$10,000 for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier

FOLLOWUP: Angelo’s raises ~$10,000 for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier

Last week, Angelo’s of Burien held a fundraiser and raffle to help their employee Lorenzo and his 7-year old Xavier, both seriously injured in a horrific car crash on May 23. Organizers told The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier will be Wednesday

REMINDER: Fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier will be Wednesday

REMINDER: The fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo and Xavier will be held all day on Wednesday, June 8 at Angelo’s of Burien, located at 601 SW 153rd Street. “Come in during regular business... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crash of stolen car knocks out power, closes Ambaum Thurs.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crash of stolen car knocks out power, closes Ambaum Thurs.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with new photos and video at 4:30 p.m. May 26, 2016: Photos & Videos courtesy William Rowley Photo by Shirley Holden Chartraw Silvernale The King... [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]

Victim of high-speed crash on Ambaum identified as Benjamin Joseph Smith, 26

Victim of high-speed crash on Ambaum identified as Benjamin Joseph Smith, 26

Photo of Benjamin J. Smith from Gofundme page. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim of the fatal Aug. 14 car crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW as Benjamin Joseph Smith, 26, of Auburn. The... [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]

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]

Family of Burien car crash victim trying to raise funds to pay for funeral

Family of Burien car crash victim trying to raise funds to pay for funeral

Jackie Hartman-Sani has set up an online fundraiser website to help pay for funeral expenses for her nephew James Valle (pictured above), who was killed in a DUI-related car accident on New Year’s... [Read more]

Major crash on SR-509 Wednesday morning critically injures two

Major crash on SR-509 Wednesday morning critically injures two

Two people were critically injured in a serious, five-car crash on southbound SR-509 at 128th in Burien Wednesday morning (Dec. 18). According to the Washington State Patrol: Vehicle one was headed eastbound... [Read more]

Speeding car hits light pole, flips on 1st Ave South early Friday morning

Speeding car hits light pole, flips on 1st Ave South early Friday morning

Twitpic courtesy KING5 News. The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that around 3:15 a.m. Friday morning (July 26) a car – traveling an estimated 90 MPH – was speeding northbound on 1st... [Read more]

Memorial Service for Jacques Gordon & Renee Parent set for Friday night

Memorial Service for Jacques Gordon & Renee Parent set for Friday night

A memorial service for Jacques Gordon, 21, and Renee Parent, 54, is set for this Friday night, July 19 at 7 p.m. at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park. The service will be immediately followed... [Read more]

State Troopers Seeking Witnesses to Serious Injury Collision on SR-509

State Troopers Seeking Witnesses to Serious Injury Collision on SR-509

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a serious injury accident that happened on southbound SR-509 Jan. 20, which left three injured men fleeing from the scene, leaving another one with serious... [Read more]

PHOTOS: High-Speed Collision at SW 155th and 4th Ave SW Tuesday Night

PHOTOS: High-Speed Collision at SW 155th and 4th Ave SW Tuesday Night

BTB Reader Tonya Lamourex sent us the following pics from her phone, taken at the scene of a high-speed collision Tuesday night around 9 p.m. at the intersection of SW 155th and 4th Ave SW in Burien (click... [Read more]

Two Men Injured In Burien Car Crash Friday Night

Two Men Injured In Burien Car Crash Friday Night

The Washington State Patrol reports that two men were injured in a single-car crash in Burien Friday night around 8:20pm. According to the report, a 45-year-old Burien man was attempting to exit to South... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Car Crashes Into Sea-Tac Airport Gate On South 188th

PHOTOS: Car Crashes Into Sea-Tac Airport Gate On South 188th

According to Perry Cooper of the Port of Seattle, Saturday morning (April 10) around 2:55am, a car apparently lost control, hit a ditch and then crashed into the southern perimeter fence of the Sea-Tac... [Read more]

Guardrail May Have Prevented Head-On Collision In Burien Tuesday

Guardrail May Have Prevented Head-On Collision In Burien Tuesday

According to the Washington State Patrol, a guardrail that separates the northbound from the southbound lanes of SR-509 in Burien possibly prevented a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon (March 30). Police... [Read more]

High-Speed Accident Sends Car Flying Into Tree Monday Night; Closes Ambaum

High-Speed Accident Sends Car Flying Into Tree Monday Night; Closes Ambaum

A high-speed, one-car accident sent a car flying into a tree and closed the s-curve of Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien near Salmon Creek Monday night. BTB Reporter Gina Bourdage, who was on scene shortly after... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Accident At SW 150th & Ambaum Blvd.

PHOTOS: Scenes From Accident At SW 150th & Ambaum Blvd.

Monday morning (Feb. 8th) around 9:30am, two cars collided at the intersection of SW 150th and Ambaum Blvd. in Burien, and since it occurred near The B-Town Blog’s offices, Publisher/Editor Scott... [Read more]

UPDATE: Driver Involved In Wednesday’s 3-Car Crash Has Died

UPDATE: Driver Involved In Wednesday’s 3-Car Crash Has Died

UPDATE Thursday 2/4/10: We just received word from Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department that the driver of the smashed-up Kia (pictured, left) involved in Wednesday’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Aftermath Of 3-Car Collision Near The Barrel Tavern

PHOTOS: Scenes From Aftermath Of 3-Car Collision Near The Barrel Tavern

A major three-car, high speed accident closed the intersection of First Ave South and SW 112th early Wednesday morning (Feb. 3rd). According to Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department,... [Read more]

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses To This Morning’s Fatal Rollover On I-5

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses To This Morning’s Fatal Rollover On I-5

The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses to Wednesday morning’s fatal multiple car accident on I-5 in the southbound lanes of I-5 in Tukwila near SR-518. The fatality was a 43-year old... [Read more]

Three People Killed In Fiery SeaTac Car Crash

Three People Killed In Fiery SeaTac Car Crash

According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, a fiery car crash early Wednesday morning (Sept. 23rd) claimed the lives of three people in SeaTac when the car they were in ran off the road, slammed... [Read more]