The Washington State Patrol suspects that a drunk driver caused an Aug. 23 crash in Spokane Valley. The 21-year-old driver faces charges for vehicular assault after a DUI-related crash. Authorities said the wreck resulted in serious injuries, and two people were extricated from the damaged vehicle.
The Washington State Patrol responded to a crash that took place on Interstate 205 and killed one person on Aug. 16. Six Vancouver residents were in the vehicle that rolled over around 3:05 a.m., and police think that alcohol may have played a role in the accident.
Four Washington residents were reportedly injured in an August 3 collision in Kitsap County. The accident occurred at about 2:45 p.m. on Miller Bay Road near Suquamish.
A man pleaded not guilty after being charged with vehicular homicide after an auto accident that killed a man on the night of Aug. 3 in Washington. According to state police, the 25-year-old man was traveling northbound on Route 7 when he lost control of his Toyota pickup; while going around a curve the pickup rolled over, resulting in the partial ejection of his male passenger. The passenger was reportedly trapped between the truck and a guardrail and died at the scene.
A garbage truck driver caused the July 31 hit-and-run that killed a female pedestrian in Seattle, authorities determined later that day after a partial investigation. At approximately 3:30 p.m., the driver, an employee of waste disposal company Recology CleanScapes, allegedly struck the woman while she was crossing James Street in the 800 block.