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Motorcyclist killed on SR 509 in Burien Monday

Motorcyclist killed on SR 509 in Burien Monday

UPDATE: The time first mentioned in this post has been revised to 1 a.m.: A 22-year old male motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle accident on SR 509 in Burien at around 1 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22. The... [Read more]

After driving backwards on 1st Ave South, Cadillac driver crashes into yard

After driving backwards on 1st Ave South, Cadillac driver crashes into yard

On Sunday evening (Oct. 21) just after 6 p.m., a Burien Police Deputy witnessed a white Cadillac driving backwards onto 1st Ave South. The officer attempted to stop the car, but the driver took off (in... [Read more]

Four young men killed in crash on SR 518 in Tukwila identified

Four young men killed in crash on SR 518 in Tukwila identified

The four young Kent men killed in a fatal crash early Sunday on SR 518 in Tukwila have been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office: Myron Singh, 22 Anthony Perez, 22 Luis Perez,... [Read more]

Four killed in single-vehicle crash on SR 518 in Tukwila early Sunday morning

Four killed in single-vehicle crash on SR 518 in Tukwila early Sunday morning

Four people were killed early Sunday morning (Oct. 7) when the vehicle they were traveling in crashed into a concrete bridge pillar where SR 518 goes under I-5 in Tukwila. The Washington State Patrol says... [Read more]

High-speed, single car crash kills 17-year old near South Park late Thursday night

High-speed, single car crash kills 17-year old near South Park late Thursday night

A high-speed single-car collision on northbound SR 99 near South Park late Thursday night (July 5) killed a 17-year old and knocked a huge overhead sign onto the highway. Washington State Patrol Troopers... [Read more]

Motorcycle vs vehicle crash critically injures 48-year old male rider Tuesday

Motorcycle vs vehicle crash critically injures 48-year old male rider Tuesday

A motorcycle vs vehicle accident Tuesday (June 19) in the 13200 block of 12th Ave S. in Burien sent the 48-year old male cycle driver to Harborview with critical injuries. King County MARR Detectives are... [Read more]

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]

Motorcyclist on stolen bike hits vehicle in Burien Sunday; sent to Harborview

Motorcyclist on stolen bike hits vehicle in Burien Sunday; sent to Harborview

A motorcyle driver riding a stolen bike crashed into a vehicle at S. Normandy Road and Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien Sunday, sending him to the hospital with life threatening injuries. The road... [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]

High speed chase of stolen car through area ends in crash in Normandy Park

High speed chase of stolen car through area ends in crash in Normandy Park

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells Shortly after 10 p.m. on Sunday night (April 8), a Burien police officer spotted an occupied stolen vehicle driving eastbound on SW 148th St. in Burien. The driver of... [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]

DUI suspected in collision in Burien Tuesday night

DUI suspected in collision in Burien Tuesday night

Burien Police are reporting that a driver under the influence was involved in a collision at the intersection of SW 116th Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW (map below) around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, Feb.... [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 killed after hit & run on SR 518 in Burien Friday morning

Man killed after hit & run on SR 518 in Burien Friday morning

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a 44-year-old man was killed after being struck by a truck on SR 518 in Burien early Friday morning, Feb. 2. Troopers say that the driver of the suspect truck... [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]

Suspect drives stolen car into home in Gregory Heights, eludes police Wed. night

Suspect drives stolen car into home in Gregory Heights, eludes police Wed. night

If you’re wondering what all the police activity was near Highline Medical Center Wednesday night (July 5), the King County Sheriff’s Office says that just before 9 p.m. near SW 162nd Street... [Read more]

Shootout, road rage crash between 2 cars injures 2 in Burien Tuesday morning

Shootout, road rage crash between 2 cars injures 2 in Burien Tuesday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a shootout between two vehicles – along with what appears to be a road rage crash – injured two in Burien Tuesday morning, July 4. Police say... [Read more]