pedestrian Section

Man hit, killed by car on 1st Ave South Wednesday night

Man hit, killed by car on 1st Ave South Wednesday night

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that at around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday night (Nov. 22) in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South (map below), a pedestrian... [Read more]

Burien Deputy who hit & killed pedestrian in Fife was same who shot man with pen

Burien Deputy who hit & killed pedestrian in Fife was same who shot man with pen

The off-duty Burien Police officer who struck and killed a pedestrian in Fife early Friday morning (July 7) has been identified as the same one who fatally shot a 20-year old man holding a pen in Burien... [Read more]

Fundraiser set up for Wilmer Donis, hit by car on Ambaum Jan. 24

Fundraiser set up for Wilmer Donis, hit by car on Ambaum Jan. 24

As we previously reported, just before 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, a man named Wilmer Donis was struck – and severely injured – by a vehicle in the 13800 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Wilmer... [Read more]

Car hits pedestrian in Burien Tuesday morning; victim sent to Harborview

Car hits pedestrian in Burien Tuesday morning; victim sent to Harborview

Photos courtesy Cynthia Alcaraz The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that just before 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, a pedestrian was hit by a car in the 13800 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW... [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]

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]

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]

Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 122nd Wednesday

Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 122nd Wednesday

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Wednesday (March 12) around 2:42 p.m. on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 122nd Street, according to Detective Bryan Howard of the Burien Police Department. Howard told The B-Town... [Read more]

Metro Bus hits, injures Pedestrian in Burien Friday night

Metro Bus hits, injures Pedestrian in Burien Friday night

A Metro bus hit a pedestrian at the intersection of SW 156th Street and 4th Ave SW in Burien Friday night around 6:20 p.m. Police say that Metro Route 166…

Volunteers needed for State’s Annual Bike/Pedestrian Count in Burien

Volunteers needed for State’s Annual Bike/Pedestrian Count in Burien

The Annual Bicycle and Pedestrian Count will be taken at locations throughout Washington State in nearly 40 jurisdictions – including Burien – and Volunteers are needed. Data collected from these counts... [Read more]

3-year old girl runs into road, gets struck by car in Burien Sunday

3-year old girl runs into road, gets struck by car in Burien Sunday

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 3-year old Seattle girl (NOTE: earlier it was erroneously reported that she was 4) was struck by a car in Burien Sunday (June 9) after she broke... [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…

CALL FOR HELP: 13-Year Old Girl Hit In Burien Crosswalk Needs Donations

CALL FOR HELP: 13-Year Old Girl Hit In Burien Crosswalk Needs Donations

Funds are being raised to help Whitney Sellers, 13, who was hit in a crosswalk in Burien on Aug. 7th (read our report here), and is suffering from major injuries including a fractured hip and pelvis, broken... [Read more]

No Charges Yet in Ambaum Pedestrian Rundown, Says King County Sheriff’s Office

No Charges Yet in Ambaum Pedestrian Rundown, Says King County Sheriff’s Office

by Greg Wright The King County Sheriff’s Office, through whom Burien contracts its police services, issued the following statement on Monday: A 13 year-old Burien girl was injured yesterday (August... [Read more]

Burien Holding Open House For First Ave South Improvements May 17th

Burien Holding Open House For First Ave South Improvements May 17th

The city of Burien is holding an Open House for First Ave South Phase 2 Improvements on Monday, May 17th from 4:30pm – 7pm at the multipurpose room of city hall. Objective of the open house is for... [Read more]

UPDATE: Car/Pedestrian Accident In Burien Tuesday Morning; Victim In Critical Condition

UPDATE: Car/Pedestrian Accident In Burien Tuesday Morning; Victim In Critical Condition

UPDATE 3pm 10/27/09: Just received word from the King County Sheriff’s Department, who says that the victim of the pedestrian/car accident Tuesday morning was a 72 year-old SeaTac man, who was taken... [Read more]

Pedestrian Hit by Car in Burien Crosswalk

Pedestrian Hit by Car in Burien Crosswalk

View Larger Map1/11/08 update from KCPQ: An 18 year-old woman was injured in a car-vs.-pedestrian accident this morning about 6:45 AM. It happened in Burien at the 17700 block of Ambaum Blvd South (previously... [Read more]