crash Section

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after colliding with vehicle in Burien Thursday

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after colliding with vehicle in Burien Thursday

A vehicle vs motorcycle collision at S. 96th Street & Des Moines Memorial Drive S. (map below) on Thursday, July 4 sent the adult male rider to the hospital, the King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in Burien, sending male rider to Harborview

Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in Burien, sending male rider to Harborview

A motorcycle struck a vehicle near S. 128th Street and 3rd Ave S. (map below) in Burien Monday night, May 27. Police say a male rider was transported by King County Medic One to Harborview Medical Center... [Read more]

Serious collision between car and semi-truck sends two to Harborview

Serious collision between car and semi-truck sends two to Harborview

A serious collision involving two vehicles and a semi-truck happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of S. 96th Ave and 8th Ave S. in the Boulevard Park/South Park area (map below). Police say that... [Read more]

Elderly man accidentally smashes car into Super Supplements in Burien

Elderly man accidentally smashes car into Super Supplements in Burien

On Sunday, Mar. 3, an 81-year old man accidentally placed his car into drive instead of reverse, then mistakenly pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake and drove directly into the Super Supplements... [Read more]

Single vehicle accident sends driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Single vehicle accident sends driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Photo from the scene of the accident Wednesday night courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office. Burien Police Officers are investigating a single vehicle accident in the 800 block of S. 112th Street... [Read more]

Truck driver arrested for DUI after colliding with Metro bus Thursday night

Truck driver arrested for DUI after colliding with Metro bus Thursday night

A truck driven by a driver suspected of being under the influence collided with a Metro bus at S. 128th and SR 509 in Burien Thursday night, Jan. 17. Police arrested the driver of the pickup truck on... [Read more]

Felon with gun runs into pole, hides on roof of Burien house Tuesday night

Felon with gun runs into pole, hides on roof of Burien house Tuesday night

A felon had a hit and run collision with a power pole near S. 124th Street and 5th Ave S. (map below) in Burien Tuesday night, Dec. 11. When police arrived, power lines were still hot and on top of the... [Read more]

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Saturday

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Saturday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The City of SeaTac is mourning the loss of newly appointed City Councilmember Amina Ahmed, who passed away as the result of injuries suffered during a fatal auto... [Read more]

UPDATE: Car crash will close St. Vincent de Paul store for a while; help needed

UPDATE: Car crash will close St. Vincent de Paul store for a while; help needed

UPDATE NOV. 28, 2018: As we previously reported, a car crashed into the St. Vincent de Paul thrift Store in Burien on Monday, Nov. 26, injuring and sending an employee inside to the hospital, and staff... [Read more]

Woman injured when car crashes into St. Vincent de Paul store Monday

Woman injured when car crashes into St. Vincent de Paul store Monday

The King County Sheriff’s Office/Burien Police Department is reporting that a woman was injured when a car crashed into the St. Vincent de Paul store near SW 136th and 1st Ave South in Burien (map... [Read more]

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]