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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]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help on Wed. SR 509 shooting

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help on Wed. SR 509 shooting

At approximately 1:42 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Washington State Patrol (WSP) communications began receiving 911 calls from individuals stating that their vehicles had been struck by gunfire (read... [Read more]

‘Active shooter’ shoots, hits 4 cars on SR 509 in Burien/SeaTac Wed. afternoon

‘Active shooter’ shoots, hits 4 cars on SR 509 in Burien/SeaTac Wed. afternoon

By Scott Schaefer A huge police turnout on and around SR 509 near where south Burien meets the SeaTac City limits was in response to an ‘active shooter’ who shot and hit four vehicles on the... [Read more]

Road rage believed to be cause of drive-by shooting in Tukwila Thursday

Road rage believed to be cause of drive-by shooting in Tukwila Thursday

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: Tukwila Police are reporting that a drive-by shooting on I-405 – just south of I-5 in Tukwila – injured a victim in the arm and blocked two lanes of the freeway... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a road rage/assault incident that occurred Thursday, March 15 on southbound SR 509 near the exit to S. 188th in SeaTac. Troopers say that at approximately... [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]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help finding hit & run driver

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help finding hit & run driver

The Washington State Patrol is seeking the public’s help finding the hit and run driver who killed a man on SR 518 in Burien early Friday morning. WSP says that at approximately 1:47 a.m. on Friday,... [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]

Detectives seeking witnesses to wrong way serious injury collision

Detectives seeking witnesses to wrong way serious injury collision

At approximately 3 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2018, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) responded to a report of a multiple vehicle serious injury collision WB SR 18 near SR 164 in Auburn. Once troopers arrived at... [Read more]

UPDATE: Victim in fatal August truck rollover was not driving at the time

UPDATE: Victim in fatal August truck rollover was not driving at the time

As many of our Readers may recall, in late August we reported about a tragic truck rollover on the southbound/S. 188th Street exit of SR 509 that resulted in a fatality. The Washington State Patrol at... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to recent car shooting on SR 518

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to recent car shooting on SR 518

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses who may have seen a vehicle being shot at around 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 on westbound SR 518 near Des Moines Memorial Drive while driving into Burien. WSP troopers... [Read more]

Rollover crash on SR 509 exit to S. 188th Street kills man

Rollover crash on SR 509 exit to S. 188th Street kills man

On Tuesday afternoon just after 3 p.m., a semi-truck lost control on the S. 188th Street exit of SR 509 (map below), rolled into a ditch and killed the driver passenger. The Washington State Patrol said... [Read more]

State Patrol seeking information on recent shooting on SR 509 in Burien

State Patrol seeking information on recent shooting on SR 509 in Burien

At approximately 11:50 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) received a 911 call from a victim that indicated another driver opened fire on their vehicle on SR 509, striking... [Read more]

Is this knife yours? Washington State Patrol seeking owners of stolen property

Is this knife yours? Washington State Patrol seeking owners of stolen property

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Auto Theft Detectives are seeking anyone that recognizes stolen items shown in the photographs below. Troopers say that on Nov. 11, 2016, a stolen black 1995 Honda Accord... [Read more]

10 & 11-year old boys take over as Washington State Patrol’s ‘Chief for a Day’

10 & 11-year old boys take over as Washington State Patrol’s ‘Chief for a Day’

Photos courtesy Washington State Patrol Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste handed over his title to Carlos, 10, and Angel, 11, Callejas on Thursday (Aug. 18) as part of the Washington State Criminal... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help solving drive-by shooting on I-5

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help solving drive-by shooting on I-5

The Washington State Patrol is seeking the public’s help for information about a drive-by shooting that injured a motorist on I-5 March 23, 2016 at approximately 12:51 a.m. According to the victim,... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Washington State Patrol warns residents of telephone scam

SCAM ALERT: Washington State Patrol warns residents of telephone scam

Over the past 4 months, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) has received numerous phone calls from the public indicating they have been contacted by the agency soliciting donations. Based on the information... [Read more]

State Patrol seeking information on collision that injured Tukwila Firefighter

State Patrol seeking information on collision that injured Tukwila Firefighter

Washington State Patrol detectives are investigating a collision that occurred Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 on I-5 just north of I-405 at approximately 6:00 p.m., and are seeking the public’s help. The... [Read more]

Tukwila man sentenced to 11 years for Dec. 2013 fatal DUI collision on SR-509

Tukwila man sentenced to 11 years for Dec. 2013 fatal DUI collision on SR-509

Daylight shows the extreme damage to the two vehicles. Photo courtesy Washington State Patrol. The embankment the suspect drove down. Photo courtesy Washington State Patrol. The King County Prosecutor’s... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol Trooper rescues suicidal man over I-5 overpass

Washington State Patrol Trooper rescues suicidal man over I-5 overpass

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that Trooper John Pierce – with the assistance of officers from the Tukwila Police Department and an off-duty Seattle Police officer – pulled a suicidal man... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeks additional witnesses to accident on SR-509

Washington State Patrol seeks additional witnesses to accident on SR-509

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle injury collision that occurred on Tuesday, July 9, at about 12:08 a.m. on southbound SR-509 at milepost 28, south of the 1st Avenue Bridge. Detectives... [Read more]

State Patrol seeking witnesses to Southcenter head-on collision

State Patrol seeking witnesses to Southcenter head-on collision

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a two vehicle, wrong-way, head-on injury collision that occurred on Monday, April 29, 2013 at about 8:09 a.m. The collision occurred on the Southcenter Parkway... [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]

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses to Two-Car Fatality Collision

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses to Two-Car Fatality Collision

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a two-car fatality collision that occurred on southbound I-405 near the junction with I-5 early Saturday morning, March 24. Police say that just after... [Read more]