hit and run Section

Hit-and-run seriously injures pedestrian in Burien Saturday night

Hit-and-run seriously injures pedestrian in Burien Saturday night

King County Sheriff’s Officers were called to investigate a serious hit-and-run injury crash late Saturday night (May 3) on 15th Ave SW between 112th and 114th in Burien. Police say that a car hit... [Read more]

Burien Police seeking help finding stolen gray Camaro involved in hit & run

Burien Police seeking help finding stolen gray Camaro involved in hit & run

The Burien Police Department is reporting of a hit and run accident Wednesday (April 9), and are searching for a stolen gray Chevy Camaro, license # ANJ1278, last seen at the intersection of S. 128th and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hit & Run seriously injures young child in Burien Thursday night

UPDATE: Hit & Run seriously injures young child in Burien Thursday night

UPDATE FRIDAY 8/16/13: According to Detective Jason Stanley of the King County Sheriff’s Office, at about 8:25 p.m. Thursday night (Aug. 15), a family was exiting their car that was parked on the... [Read more]

Two-car collision results in DUI and Hit & Run charges for Burien woman

Two-car collision results in DUI and Hit & Run charges for Burien woman

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a two-car car collision Wednesday (July 10) just before 6 p.m. resulted in an 18-year old Burien woman being arrested for DUI and hit and run. The... [Read more]

Burien Man Arrested for DUI, Hit & Run After Crashing Into Multiple Cars

Burien Man Arrested for DUI, Hit & Run After Crashing Into Multiple Cars

A 26-year old Burien man was arrested for DUI and Hit and Run Jan. 28 after he rear-ended a 53-year old Burien woman driving west on South 156th Street, then struck another car while trying to get away. According... [Read more]

Police Still Seeking Witnesses to Woman Found Critically Injured Nov. 6

Police Still Seeking Witnesses to Woman Found Critically Injured Nov. 6

We first reported about this incident just minutes after it happened, and yet three weeks later it’s still a mystery – the King County Sheriff’s Office says they are still seeking witnesses who might know why a 56-year old Burien woman was found…

FOLLOWUP: Police Seeking Witnesses to Monday Night Injury of Woman in Burien

FOLLOWUP: Police Seeking Witnesses to Monday Night Injury of Woman in Burien

As we first reported, a 56-year old woman was found lying in the roadway with a critical head injury Monday night (Nov. 5), and police are asking the public for their help. On Monday around 5:30 p.m.,... [Read more]

BREAKING: Woman Critically Injured on SW 152nd Monday Night

BREAKING: Woman Critically Injured on SW 152nd Monday Night

Discover Burien Executive Director Gina Bourdage is reporting that a woman was apparently struck by a dark van – which then drove off – on SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien Monday night…

Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help Finding Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run

Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help Finding Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run

Our sister site The Waterland Blog is reporting that Des Moines Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the suspect responsible for a hit and run fatality. On Thursday, Oct. 4 at 9 p.m.,... [Read more]

Normandy Park Man Changes Plea to ‘Guilty’ in Bicycle Hit and Run Death

Normandy Park Man Changes Plea to ‘Guilty’ in Bicycle Hit and Run Death

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that Erlin Garcia-Reyes, 28, changed his plea to ‘Guilty’ Tuesday afternoon (July 17) for the felony hit and run death of cyclist Michael... [Read more]

28-Year Old Normandy Park Man Arrested for Fatal Seattle Hit & Run

28-Year Old Normandy Park Man Arrested for Fatal Seattle Hit & Run

Erlin Garcia Reyes, 28, of Normandy Park, was arrested Wednesday (June 6) for the fatal July 28 hit and run that killed Michael Wang in Seattle. Seattle Police say that on July 28 at approximately 3:44... [Read more]

UPDATE: Woman Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ In Hit-And-Run Death Of Burien Woman

UPDATE: Woman Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ In Hit-And-Run Death Of Burien Woman

UPDATE 11/19/11 10:35 p.m.: The news Tribune is reporting that on Monday (Dec. 19), Denise Larkins pleaded ‘not guilty’ to second-degree murder for intentionally hitting and killing Michelle... [Read more]

Two Caught After Fleeing From Hit-And-Run In Burien Monday Morning

Two Caught After Fleeing From Hit-And-Run In Burien Monday Morning

Around 9:43 a.m. Monday morning (Dec. 5) we got the following email from BTB Reader Diana Holman: FYI, there’s a helicopter swirling overhead…around 1st Ave SW and 128th…near Puget Sound Park, and... [Read more]

Another Underage Driver Busted; This Time, 14-Year Old Boy Causes Crash

Another Underage Driver Busted; This Time, 14-Year Old Boy Causes Crash

Two weeks ago, we reported about a 13-year old boy getting busted for driving his drunk Dad in SeaTac; today comes word from the Washington State Patrol that a 14-year old boy drove his mother’s car... [Read more]

Burien City Council Honors Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney

Burien City Council Honors Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney

At Monday night’s (May 3) meeting, the Burien City Council honored mentally-challenged hit-and-run victim Jeff Kearney, starting off the session with a reading of a proclamation in his honor. Accompanied... [Read more]

Victim Of Hit-And-Run Will Be Honored By City Of Burien May 3rd

Victim Of Hit-And-Run Will Be Honored By City Of Burien May 3rd

Jeff Kearney, the mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run last November in White Center (read our previous coverage here), will be honored by the city of Burien at City Hall on Monday,... [Read more]

Hit And Run Accident Damages Car, Protective Wall & More At 3 Tree Point

Hit And Run Accident Damages Car, Protective Wall & More At 3 Tree Point

UPDATE FRI. 3/19 2pm: Just got word from Sgt John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department, who says that the suspect vehicle, “probably a white Honda Civic,” was found parked... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney Released From Rehab, Now Back Home

UPDATE: Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney Released From Rehab, Now Back Home

by Scott Schaefer We love to share good news here at The B-Town Blog, and that’s why we’re posting this update on Jeff Kearney, the mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run... [Read more]

After Hit-And-Run Rampage In White Center, Driver Abandons Van In Burien

After Hit-And-Run Rampage In White Center, Driver Abandons Van In Burien

A hit-and-run rampage happened Monday night around 7:45pm in White Center when a van struck at least four different vehicles before fleeing to Burien. The crime occurred at the intersection of 4th Ave... [Read more]

Update On Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney: Having “Better Days”

Update On Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney: Having “Better Days”

Lots of Readers have been asking about Jeff Kearney, the mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run last November in White Center (read our previous coverage here) and has been staying... [Read more]

Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney Improving, Moved To Burien Nursing & Rehab

Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney Improving, Moved To Burien Nursing & Rehab

Jeff Kearney, the well-known mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run on Nov. 17th in White Center (read our previous coverage here) has been moved to BTB Advertiser Burien Nursing... [Read more]

Update On Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney: Better, Showing Signs Of Old Self

Update On Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney: Better, Showing Signs Of Old Self

Here’s the latest update on Jeff Kearney, the well-known mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run on Nov. 17th in White Center (read our previous coverage here). According to... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney Moved To Highline’s Specialty Campus, “Making Good Progress”

UPDATE: Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney Moved To Highline’s Specialty Campus, “Making Good Progress”

Here’s the latest update on Jeff Kearney, the well-known mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run on Nov. 17th in  White Center (read our previous coverage here). According... [Read more]

UPDATE: “Could Be Years” For Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney To Recover; Mariners Send Him Gifts

UPDATE: “Could Be Years” For Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney To Recover; Mariners Send Him Gifts

Here’s the latest update on Jeff Kearney, the well-known mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run two weeks ago (original story here) in White Center. According to Debra George,... [Read more]

Update On Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney; His Birthday Is Saturday & Suspect Is Still At Large

Update On Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney; His Birthday Is Saturday & Suspect Is Still At Large

Just spoke with Debra George, who had a chance Tuesday to visit Jeff Kearney, the well-known, mentally-challenged man who was struck by a hit and run driver last Tuesday (Nov. 17th) in White Center. “I... [Read more]

Discover Burien Offers Reward For Information On Jeff Kearney’s Hit-And-Run

Discover Burien Offers Reward For Information On Jeff Kearney’s Hit-And-Run

Discover Burien announced Thursday (Nov. 19th) that it will be offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of the driver of the vehicle that committed the hit-and-run on Jeff Kearney... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police Need Help Finding Vehicle In Hit-And-Run Of Jeff Kearney

UPDATE: Police Need Help Finding Vehicle In Hit-And-Run Of Jeff Kearney

The King County Sheriff’s Department announced Thursday morning (Nov. 19th) that they need help in finding the vehicle that struck and critically injured Jeff Kearney, who was struck in a White Center... [Read more]

Man Who Drove Into Woman And Her 3 Children In Burien Charged

Man Who Drove Into Woman And Her 3 Children In Burien Charged

According to The Seattle P-I, John Simmons, 22, has had charges of vehicular assault filed against him for losing control of his car and striking a woman and her three children (including twins in a stroller)... [Read more]