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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

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Sat, 04/22/2017 Car Accident Rollover crash causes downed power lines and road closure on Interstate 5 in Seattle, Washington
Tue, 03/28/2017 Car Accident Two teens injured in wreck on South Cloverdale and 12th in South Park, Seattle, Washington
Mon, 03/20/2017 Car Accident Vehicle falls from Interstate 5 and lands at South Adams Street and Ninth Avenue South in South Seattle, Washington
Mon, 03/13/2017 Car Accident Chris Craig, 35, killed in two-vehicle crash and gas-pump explosion at Holman Road NW and 4th Avenue NW in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 02/27/2017 Truck Accident Butane truck crash injures three people and closes all lanes of Interstate 5 in Seattle, Washington
Tue, 02/21/2017 Train Accident Vehicle strikes light rail train on Holgate Street in SoDo neighborhood of Seattle, Washington
Thu, 01/26/2017 Pedestrian Accident Female pedestrian seriously injured in collision on Northeast 65th Street at Roosevelt Way Northeast in Seattle, Washington
Tue, 01/24/2017 Pedestrian Accident Female pedestrian seriously injured in collision at James Street and Eighth Avenue in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 01/23/2017 Train Accident Michael Beaty killed in pedestrian collision with Sound Transit light rail train near Othello Station in Seattle, Washington
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