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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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.

Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Fri, 03/01/2024 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed in collision on NW 85th Street in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 11/04/2023 Pedestrian Accident One died, twelve injured after a bus crashed into a building after colliding with a car and a pedestrian at 5th Avenue and Battery Street in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 09/04/2023 Car Accident Unknown injuries following a fiery two-car collision including an unoccupied vehicle on State Route 99 in Seattle, Washington
Sat, 03/25/2023 Car Accident One person killed in two-vehicle crash at Fourth Avenue South and South Massachusetts Street in Seattle, Washington
Wed, 03/22/2023 Car Accident Two people killed in wrong-way crash on West Seattle Bridge in Seattle, Washington
Thu, 03/16/2023 Pedestrian Accident 40-year old woman killed after hit-and-run collision at Fourth Avenue South and South Lander Street in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 02/05/2023 Pedestrian Accident Bari Hill, 80, killed by hit-and-run driver while crossing East Madison Street at 22nd Avenue in Seattle, Washington
Tue, 01/24/2023 Pedestrian Accident Three pedestrians struck and injured by vehicle at Rainier Avenue South and South Graham Street in Seattle, Washington
Mon, 01/23/2023 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Jaahnavi Kandula, 23, killed in collision involving police vehicle at Dexter Avenue North and Thomas Street in Seattle, Washington
Thu, 10/27/2022 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed in collision on State Route 99 in Seattle, Washington
Tue, 09/06/2022 Car Accident Fatal collision involving semi trucks reported on Interstate 5 in Northgate area of Seattle, Washington
Fri, 07/15/2022 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist Robb Mason killed in hit-and-run collision at Southwest Spokane Street and Klickitat Avenue Southwest in Seattle, Washington
Fri, 03/11/2022 Car Accident Three injured in three-vehicle crash at Lake City Way NE and 130th Street in Seattle, Washington
Sun, 01/16/2022 Car Accident Suspect shoots 36-year-old resident, then crashes half mile away in Seattle, Washington
Tue, 06/15/2021 Car Accident Driver crashes car, injured after suspect threw a rock onto the freeway on I-90 in Seattle, Washington