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Complete Seattle, WA accident reports and news.


Accidents in Seattle result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Seattle crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Seattle accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after a Seattle wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Seattle Police Department;

Seattle Fire/EMT Department;

Seattle major hospitals include:

Harborview Medical Center; 

Swedish Hospital

University of Washington Medical Center

Virginia Mason Medical Center.

Seattle Municipal Court adjudicates all misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes, infractions, and civil violations.

King County Superior Court Criminal Department;

Seattle real-time traffic report;

Washington State Insurance Commissioner site.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Seattle accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal crash occurs, a Seattle personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. 

Legal Resources

Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Seattle Bike Blog

Seattle Bike Blog is pedal-powered news and opinion in Seattle, Washington. They describe themselves as independent journalists working to promote the use of bicycles as transportation.
Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Seattle Transit Blog

Seattle Transit Blog is 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that covers transit news for the the greater Seattle area. The blog also focuses on density and the urban form, and other forms of alternative transportation like bicycling and walking.
Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Northwest Hospital and Medical Center

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, they provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.
Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Virginia Mason is recognized as one of the nation's best health care facilities. Virginia Mason's network of primary and specialty care medical centers and Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center offer superior treatment outcomes across all areas of medical care.
Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center is the only designated Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma and burn center in the state of Washington and serves as the regional trauma and burn referral center for Alaska, Montana and Idaho. 

Most recent accident reports

Date Typesort ascending
Mon, 11/07/2016 Car Accident 1 person seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash at Broadway and Madison Street in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 11/17/2014 Car Accident Three people flee accident scene on foot after hit and run crash at Renton Avenue South and South Henderson Street in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 06/01/2013 Car Accident Seven injured in collision in the 1200 block of South Holden St in West Seattle on June 2
Wed, 12/09/2015 Car Accident Injuries reported after multi-vehicle crash caused by speeding driver at 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street in Seattle, Washington
Thu, 11/10/2016 Car Accident Pedestrian critical after being struck by car at Northeast 145th Street and 25th Avenue Northeast in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 02/08/2014 Car Accident Hundreds of accidents and fender-benders reported in western Washington State after over-night snowfall causes hazardous driving conditions.
Fri, 11/18/2016 Car Accident 1 person injured in hit-and-run crash on I-5 in downtown Seattle, Washington
Sun, 12/28/2014 Car Accident Rui Xu, 42, killed after crashing into a pile of cement pipes on 5th Avenue in Seattle, Washington
Wed, 08/30/2017 Car Accident Serious car crash reported on Interstate 5 near Southcenter Mall in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 05/11/2013 Car Accident Four injured in crash on Harbor Ave Southwest in West Seattle on May 12
Fri, 01/22/2016 Car Accident Nikolai Buser critically injured, and several people injured in multi-car crash on Westlake Avenue in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 11/19/2016 Car Accident Five people injured in car crash on Ballard Bridge in Seattle, Washington
Wed, 01/22/2014 Car Accident Woman seriously injured after losing control of vehicle and crashing into building in King Co.
Wed, 12/31/2014 Car Accident Woman extricated from vehicle after rollover at North 143rd Street and Evanston Avenue North in Seattle, WA
Fri, 09/01/2017 Car Accident Two people injured in three-vehicle crash on Aurora Bridge in Seattle, Washington