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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
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.
Sun, 01/26/2014 Pedestrian Accident Man struck and critically injured by car while pumping gas at a gas station in King County.
Wed, 01/22/2014 Car Accident Woman seriously injured after losing control of vehicle and crashing into building in King Co.
Sun, 01/19/2014 Car Accident Two men seriously injured when their car crashes into telephone pole and parked car.
Tue, 01/07/2014 Train Accident Man struck and injured by light rail train in the Sodo neighborhood.
Tue, 12/31/2013 Car Accident Julian Gray-Florance and Arthur Sawe killed, woman injured in rollover car accident on Rutherford Boulevard near Prestwick Drive in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 12/28/2013 Pedestrian Accident 69-year-old man killed when he is struck by car on Southwest Graham Street in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 12/22/2013 Car Accident Driver arrested after crash injures two passengers on Rainier Avenue South in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 12/09/2013 Driver of runaway box truck slightly injured in Seattle. 5 cars damaged.
Wed, 11/27/2013 Car Accident Family of 4 hurt in crash Thanksgiving evening by stolen car in Seattle.
Sun, 11/17/2013 Seattle PD motorcycle officer hurt in collision
Sat, 11/16/2013 Motorcyclist killed in crash
Sat, 11/16/2013 Car Accident Women arrested after wrong-way crash on I-5 in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 10/12/2013 Motorcycle Accident One dead and one injured in motorcycle accident on I-5 in Seattle on Oct 13
Sat, 10/12/2013 Car Accident One dead and one injured in crash on W Marginal Way in Seattle on Oct 13