Four Year Old Girl Injured in High-Speed Car Crash

A 4-year-old girl and a 33-year-old man were badly hurt after a car speeding on Center Road slid into a long skid, flew into the air for some 50 feet and landed in a wooded area 20 feet off the road Thursday, emergency workers said. Kevin Sterling...
Posted by admin on 04/05 at 09:41 AM
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The Top 10 Weirdest Traffic Laws

You know the basic traffic laws — stop at a red light, obey the speed limit, don’t drink and drive.  But this is America, land of the free and home of the make-it-up-as-you-go-along, so in addition to the standard traffic laws, there are some weird...
Posted by admin on 03/29 at 03:29 PM
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Bellevue Man Flips ‘68 Corvette in Alleged DUI Crash

A man was seriously injured when he crashed his 1968 Chevy Corvette in Bellevue Sunday evening, and troopers say alcohol was a factor. Witnesses told troopers the 52-year-old driver was going extremely fast down I-90 around 5:20 p.m. when he lost...
Posted by admin on 03/29 at 11:34 AM
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New AAP Recommendations for Car Seat Safety

There's new advice for parents when it comes to car and booster seats. The nation's leading pediatricians, with the American Academy of Pediatrics, recommend parents keep their children in those seats longer. The first recommendation may surprise...
Posted by admin on 03/29 at 11:20 AM
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Two Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on SB I-5 near Highway 101

A car driving north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near the Highway 101 interchange early Sunday triggered a three-vehicle incident that left two people injured. The Washington State Patrol reports that the incident began around 4:30 a.m.,...

State Trooper Injured in Crash with Semi

A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured when his car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer south of Ritzville on Sunday evening. The patrol says trooper Dean Burt was hospitalized in Ritzville following the crash. He does not appear to have...
Posted by admin on 03/08 at 05:44 PM
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Dangers of Animal-Vehicle Collisions on Roadway

Each year, about 1.5 million animal-vehicle collisions cause about $1 billion in damage, according to the Insurance Information Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). About 150 people die and another 10,000 are injured annually in such crashes. When a...
Posted by admin on 03/08 at 12:38 PM
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Car Crashes into Bellevue Butcher Shop

A car crashed into the Golden Steer Butcher Shop building at 15255 Bel Red Road in Bellevue Friday morning.  The woman was parking and told police her car just started accelerating. Officers believe she may have accidentally stepped on the gas...

Seat Belt Safety |  Washington State Patrol Credit Seat Belts for Saving 5 Lives

The State Patrol is crediting seat belts and car seats for saving a woman and four children from serious injury after an icy crash near Lacey Thursday morning. The 37-year-old woman was driving on SR-510 around 9 a.m. when her Ford minivan lost...
Posted by admin on 03/01 at 04:58 PM
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Kent Police Officer Dies in Snowy Crash

A Kent Police Officer died in a car accident while off-duty Thursday morning, according to local news reports.  The 53-year-old Kent Police Department veteran who has been with the department for 13 years, died when he was traveling along Kersey...
Posted by admin on 03/01 at 04:34 PM
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Changes to Teen Driving Laws: Keeping Washington Streets Safe

For teenagers who are just learning how to drive, there are enough distractions already, without adding the challenges of talking on a phone or texting.  In an effort to keep Washington’s roads safe, the Legislature passed SSB 6345. This new law...
Posted by admin on 02/17 at 12:20 PM
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Seattle Auto Accident Attorneys | Study Finds Texting Laws Not Reducing Crashes

WARNING: THE ABOVE VIDEO IS EXTREMELY GRAPHIC AND NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL AGES.  This video was created as a PSA in Britain to advocate against texting and driving. It is fictitious, but very realistic. ------------------ A study just...
Posted by admin on 09/29 at 03:20 PM
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Tragedy Strikes Two in Car Accident In Kent

As Seattle personal injury lawyers, too often we see tragic outcomes when drivers don’t obey the rules of the road. Just last night (8/24/2010) in this car accident in Kent, someone didn’t stick to the rules and now two people are dead. What we...
Posted by admin on 08/25 at 03:13 PM
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Volvo’s Self-Braking Car Touring Washington State

In a new twist on car safety, automaker Volvo has introduced a new self-braking system called Collision Warning with Auto Brake (“CWAB”).  Introduced in the 2011 Volvo S-60, CWAB allows the car to stop itself at speeds up to 22mph and is hoped to...

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