Complete Spokane County, WA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Spokane County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Spokane County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Spokane County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
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Most recent accident reports
Storms raced through the stop sign at Empire and Helena and smashed into Smith’s Ford pickup truck. The collision drove Smith’s pickup into a telephone pole, according to court records. The pole snapped and landed in a nearby yard. Debris littered the intersection.
Spokane is growing in population, and with this growth comes increases in traffic, congestion, and accidents.
The Washington State Patrol has identified the woman killed in a Tuesday night accident on state Highway 2 about four miles north of Spokane. Dorothy J. Ryan, 47, of Spokane was walking in the highway’s northbound lane at 8:20 p.m. when she was hit by 2002 Ford Focus driven by Sara M.
Officers said two Cadillacs were racing on North Foothills Drive east of Division when one of them rammed into a Pathfinder Sunday afternoon. The woman driving the Pathfinder said she was only going about 5 miles per hour when the speeding Cadillac hit her car and forced her off the road.
A New Year’s Eve accident sent five people to the hospital, including a driver facing charges of vehicular assault and driving under the influence.
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Robert J. Dyer, 24, of Coeur d’Alene, was driving a Chevrolet Camaro westbound when the car struck and killed Scott A. Moore, 56, of Priest River, Idaho, who had pulled over and was assisting with another car that had been in a crash, according to a WSP news release.
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A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Monday evening when he was struck and run over by a pickup at Browne Street and Sprague Avenue.
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A crash involving marijuana and excessive speed Friday night landed six teenagers in local hospitals, one in critical condition.
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Taylor Stacy, 18, killed, Michael Steinbach, 20, and Derrick Wilcox, 24, injured in Otis Orchards crash
One man was killed and two others were badly injured in a car accident early this morning in Otis Orchards. A 2004 Dodge Ram pickup hit a power pole and a tree then rolled off of Wellesley Avenue around 1:15 a.m. Taylor Stacy, 18, was killed when he was thrown from the vehicle.