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Complete Tacoma, WA accident reports and news.


Accidents in Tacoma result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Tacoma 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 Tacoma 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 Tacoma 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.

Tacoma Police Department;

Tacoma Fire/EMT Department;

Tacoma major hospitals include Multi Care Tacoma General Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center.

City of Tacoma Municipal Court Tacoma Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction hearing traffic and non-traffic infractions, and criminal and criminal-traffic misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors.

Pierce County Superior Court;

Pierce County Criminal Court;

Tacoma real-time traffic report;

Washington State Insurance Commissioner site.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Tacoma 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 Tacoma personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. 

Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Thu, 07/19/2018 Motorcycle Accident Two people killed in motorcycle crash on Golden Given Road East in Tacoma, Washington
Wed, 04/18/2018 Car Accident Marianne Burton, 60, killed in collision with suspected drunk driver on McKinley Avenue East in Tacoma, Washington
Thu, 02/22/2018 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision on South Hosmer Street in Tacoma, Washington
Sat, 01/13/2018 Car Accident State trooper sustains minor injuries in collision with wrong-way driver on State Route 512 in Tacoma, Washington
Sat, 12/02/2017 Car Accident Woman injured in collision on state Route 509 at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Washington
Thu, 09/28/2017 Car Accident Annastatia Gipson, 75, and Jeffrey Griffith, 68, injured in collision on Interstate 5 in Tacoma, Washington
Tue, 09/19/2017 Train Accident Wesley Evans, 27, killed when vehicle strikes train at Milwaukee Way and Lincoln Avenue in Tacoma, Washington
Wed, 08/30/2017 Pedestrian Accident Kenneth Oatts, 43, killed while putting gas in car on Interstate 5 in Tacoma, Washington
Fri, 07/28/2017 Truck Accident Driver injured when semi overturns on NB I-5 in Tacoma, Washington
Fri, 06/16/2017 Truck Accident Semi crashes into construction barrier, blocks all lanes on I-5 in Tacoma, Washington
Thu, 05/11/2017 Truck Accident Bradley John Donovan, 46, killed in crash involving semi truck on Interstate 5 in Tacoma, Washington
Tue, 02/14/2017 Car Accident Edwin Miller, 45, killed and woman injured in four-vehicle collision with hit-and-run driver on State Route 167 in Tacoma, Washington
Fri, 12/23/2016 Car Accident Emmanuel Solorio-Lemus dead, seven injured in two-vehicle collision on Schuster Parkway in Tacoma, Washington
Thu, 11/10/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Jeanpaul Latorre, 23, killed in high-speed crash on Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Tacoma, Washington
Mon, 10/31/2016 Pedestrian Accident Boy, 7, critically injured and driver Kasey Ryan Gunnarson, 38, arrested in pedestrian collision at North Ninth and North I Streets in Tacoma, Washington