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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

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University of Washington Medical Center

University of Washington Medical Center is one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, which provides highly specialized medical care in areas such as cardiology, high-risk pregnancy and neonatal intensive care, oncology, orthopaedics and organ transplantation. Patients travel from across Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho for these specialized services.
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Seattle Police Department - Online Police Reports

General Offense (GO) Reports in PDF format are available for almost all crimes reported to SPD. These reports are made available within 8 hours after the event is closed. For the major crimes of Burglaries, Robberies, Aggravated Assaults and Homicides, additional information is made available through a redacted full narrative. These reports are available within 3 business days after the event.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type
Wed, 01/11/2017 Car Accident Wrong-way driver Angela Mora, 46, killed in collision with ambulance on Interstate 5 in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 01/01/2017 Pedestrian Accident Donelle "Nellie" Yelli, 62, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Treza Hafzalla at North 82nd and Wallingford Avenue North in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 01/01/2017 Truck Accident Two firetrucks collide, resulting in minor injuries for firefighters in Seattle, Washington
Fri, 12/09/2016 Drunk Driving Trooper transported after alleged drunk driver slams into cruiser while helping crashed car on I-5 at 145th Street in Seattle, Washington
Thu, 12/08/2016 Car Accident Car crash during police chase kills one man and injures another on Lake City Way Northeast/SR 522 in Seattle, Washington
Wed, 12/07/2016 Car Accident Multi-vehicle crash caused by wrong-way hit-and-run driver on Interstate 5 in Seattle, Washington
Wed, 11/23/2016 Car Accident Multi-vehicle crash reported on MLK Way near 1-5 exit in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 11/19/2016 Car Accident Five people injured in car crash on Ballard Bridge in Seattle, Washington
Fri, 11/18/2016 Car Accident 1 person injured in hit-and-run crash on I-5 in downtown 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
Thu, 11/10/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist critically injured in collision on Northwest Market Street in Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington
Mon, 11/07/2016 Truck Accident Semi rig plows head-on into pole, creating huge backup at East Marginal Way and Diagonal Avenue South in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 11/07/2016 Car Accident 1 person seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash at Broadway and Madison Street in Seattle, Washington
Fri, 10/28/2016 Car Accident Man hospitalized after vehicle crashes into pole on South Cloverdale Street in Seattle, Washington
Tue, 10/25/2016 Car Accident Driver killed in possible street-racing crash on Martin Luther King Junior Way in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 10/17/2016 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist suffers life-threatening injuries when struck by vehicle on Elliott Avenue and West Galer in Seattle, Washington
Thu, 10/13/2016 Truck Accident Truck driver Varinder Deol, 39, killed, second person struck by debris in crash on I-5 express near Mercer Street in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 09/18/2016 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist, 55, critically injured in hit-and-run collision on Northeast 98th Street in North Seattle, Washington
Mon, 07/18/2016 Car Accident Woman injured in fiery single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 90 in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 06/26/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian injured after pedestrian-car accident on South McClellan in Seattle, Washington