Complete Kittitas County, WA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Kittitas County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Kittitas 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 Kittitas 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.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Kittitas County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about how a Kittitas County personal injury lawyer can help.

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Legal Resources

Kittitas County Superior Court

In Washington the Superior Court is the court of general jurisdiction, meaning that the court adjudicates almost all types of controversies including adult felony crimes, civil disputes, dissolutions and family law matters, juvenile offenders, matters involving children, real property disputes, and domestic violence issues.

Kittitas County Corrections Center

The Kittitas County Corrections Center is a division of the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office. It is located in the Public Safety Building in Ellensburg. The Kittitas County Corrections Center (KCCC) was built in the 1980's to house about 45 inmates. In 2012 the Annex was completed which significantly increased bed space and brought the total capacity to 229. It currently houses about 110 inmates.

Kittitas County request for public records

Many records are available on the Kittitas County website. Requesters are encouraged to view any documents available on the website before submitting a records request. Persons wishing to inspect or obtain copies of public records of any County agency shall make the request in writing using the County's standard request form and deliver it by U.S. mail, fax, email, or in person. The requester can also fill one out at the applicable County agency. The request should be addressed to the public records officer of the applicable County agency.

Kittitas County Sheriff's Office

The mission of the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office is to treat the people with respect and dignity while accepting the duties and responsibilities required by law and to serve faithfully and honestly. To safeguard lives and property, protect against deception, intimidation and disorder. To investigate diligently those crimes and activities which violate law, while utilizing professional and cost effective standards and techniques available to law enforcement.

Washington State Department of Commerce - Crime Victim Resource Guide - Kittitas County

The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Resource Guide can help you to locate a non-emergency victim service provider in Washington State. Each service provider offers a variety of services including: crisis intervention, advocacy, support groups, medical and mental health care, transitional housing, and emergency shelter. Additionally, some service providers may focus on domestic violence or sexual assault. You can search the directory using the county map to locate a service provider.  

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