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Yakima – Washington State's ninth largest city and the cultural center of Central Washington

Yakima is not a huge city with a population of 91,000, but there are many commuters traveling into the city each day, coming in from the greater Yakima region. This, of course, means that the traffic congestion is a growing problem, and car accidents are a daily occurrence. Pasco is one of three cities that make up the Tri-Cities region of Washington State. The Tri-Cities is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 271,124 people that also includes the cities of Kennewick and Richland.

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Yakima, Pasco, Richland, and Kennewick:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Yakima, the Tri-Cities, or Central Washington, go to the appropriate link above.

If you know someone who has been injured in a Yakima, Pasco, Richland, or Kennewick accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital;

Yakima Regional Medical Center;

Lourdes Medical Center - Pasco;

Kadlec Regional Medical Center - Richland;

Trios Health - Kennewick.

Yakima and Tri-Cities grief support organizations and counselors

When a loved one is killed in a Yakima or Tri-Cities motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization or therapist. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Yakima and Tri-Cities grief support organizations and professionals.

Legal information for Yakima, Pasco, Richland, and Kennewick accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Yakima or Central Washington, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Yakima, Pasco, Richland, or Kennewick injury accident

After a serious crash in Central Washington, it is crucial to get help from a good Yakima personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Yakima wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind.  

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Legal Resources

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Comprehensive Mental Health

Since the 1970’s Comprehensive has been providing services to children, adults, and families throughout Eastern Washington. This private nonprofit organization offers a full range of behavioral health and substance use treatment services, with special programs for veterans, victims of crime, parent education, and employee assistance programs. More than 700 highly trained and qualified professional staff provide behavioral healthcare services to over 20,000 individuals each year.
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Yakima County Superior Court

Yakima County Superior Court has 8 full time elected Judges as authorized by law. The Court has 3 full-time appointed court commissioners to handle additional workload at multiple court facilities. The Court Administrator’s Office handles judicial scheduling and assignments and the budget matters of the Court. The County Clerk’s Office is separate from Superior Court and handles court fines, and restitution, court records and data dissemination, and provides clerk staff for the Superior Court courtrooms.

Most recent accident reports

On Saturday at about 10:48 p.m., a 2001 Volkswagen Bug driven by Sharon Monk, 53, of Stanfield, Ore., was northbound on Highway 11 near milepost 11 when her car traveled off the left side of the highway, down a steep embankment and rolled before c

Date: 
Friday, May 9, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 11
City: 
Adams, OR
Type: Car Accident
Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Roadway: 
I-84
Type: Car Accident

Oregon State Police continues to investigate a serious injury traffic crash that happened Thursday afternoon along Highway 11 near Athena in Umatilla County.

Date: 
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 11
City: 
Athena, OR
Type: Car Accident

Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 82 near Hermiston early Friday involving a wrong-way driver. About 1:30 a.m., a Hermiston woman, later identified as Alicia G.

Date: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Roadway: 
Eastbound I-82
Crashes caused by freezing rain and icy road conditions closed lanes on Interstate 84 west of Pendleton on Monday morning.
Date: 
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Roadway: 
I-84

A Weston, Ore., man has died of the injuries he suffered last week in a Umatilla County traffic accident.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Roadway: 
Oregon 204
Type: Car Accident

A 69-year old Milton-Freewater man trying to cross Oregon 11 died Monday night when he was struck by a pickup truck, Oregon State Police reported.

Date: 
Sunday, December 22, 2013
Roadway: 
Oregon 11
One person was injured and several vehicles were damaged in a rock throwing incident on I-90 near Ellensburg.
Date: 
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Roadway: 
I-90
Date: 
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Roadway: 
Interstate 82

Troopers say 50-year-old Steven Covert of West Richland was killed Tuesday night on State Route 224 near Kingston Road. Covert was hit by 33-year-old Natalie Lincoln at around 8pm.

Date: 
Monday, June 10, 2013
Roadway: 
Highway 224
Type: Car Accident
The Yakima County sheriff's office says a 25-year-old Cowiche man has died in a tractor accident.
Date: 
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Roadway: 
Unknown
City: 
Yakima, WA
A White Swan man was killed Tuesday night when the car he was driving hit an unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot of the White Swan Trading Post, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Date: 
Monday, April 8, 2013
Roadway: 
Birch Avenue
Type: Car Accident