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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 Type
Thu, 10/22/2020 Car Accident Minor injuries reported after vehicle strikes restaurant at S Jackson Street and Maynard Avenue S in Seattle, Washington
Wed, 09/23/2020 Truck Accident One person injured in semi truck crash on Interstate 5 in Seattle, Washington
Fri, 09/11/2020 Car Accident Two people killed in collision with stolen vehicle on Martin Luther King Jr. Way South in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 08/29/2020 Car Accident Sarah Leyrer killed when parked vehicle struck by law enforcement vehicle at Airport Way S. and S. Doris St. in Seattle, Washington
Fri, 11/29/2019 Pedestrian Accident Rebecca Richman, 28, and Michael Richman, 26, killed, and driver Radalyn King, 23, arrested in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on State Route 99 in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 02/25/2019 Bicycle Accident One person killed in hit-and-run bicycle collision on Rainier Avenue South in Seattle, Washington
Fri, 06/22/2018 Car Accident One person killed and three injured in crash at 15th Avenue Northwest and Northwest Market Street in Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington
Sun, 03/11/2018 Car Accident Mohamed S. Al-Hethail, 25, killed in collision with wrong-way driver Alexander S. Chung, 20, on Interstate 5 ramp to Interstate 90 in Seattle, Washington
Tue, 02/06/2018 Car Accident Felix Alvarado-Rodriguez, 42, killed in single-vehicle crash into tree off of Highway 509 off-ramp in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 01/21/2018 Car Accident Woman injured in single-vehicle crash on Sand Point Way NE in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 01/14/2018 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist killed in collision on Seaview Avenue NW in Seattle, Washington
Thu, 12/28/2017 Car Accident Injuries reported when vehicle strikes building at Fifth Avenue and Pine Street in Seattle, Washington
Fri, 12/22/2017 Car Accident Injury rollover crash reported on Interstate 5 in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 12/10/2017 Car Accident Taylor N. Hulsey, 20, killed in collision possibly involving road rage reported on Interstate 5 in Seattle, Washington
Thu, 11/30/2017 Car Accident At least 1 injured in box truck crash on I-5 express lanes near Ship Canal Bridge in Seattle, Washington