Updated on: 2/26/2019
Heartwarming post-crash picture goes viral
After a horrifying high-speed car accident, a snapshot of a couple reunited in the hospital has gone viral. Arika Stovall and Hunter Hanks were on their way to Nashville from Jacksonville, Florida when Hanks lost control of the car and crashed into a concrete bridge pillar.
Crashed tanker truck leaks fuel onto I-90
All eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 were closed near North Bend after a collision left a tanker truck overturned and leaking fuel onto the road on Wednesday. Efforts to remove the remaining fuel from the truck and clean the roadway were hampered by snow and ice. No one was injured in the crash.
Driver sentenced in fatal crash
A driver who struck two pedestrians, killing one and critically injuring another, in Bremerton has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison. Daniel Krogman was drunk when he got behind the wheel of his car and plowed into two people who were walking home from the same bar where he had been drinking.
Fatal crash on State Route 9
A 80-year-old woman from Lake Stevens died in a fatal crash on Saturday after her car was hit by a 4-runner that did not have its headlights on. Investigation into the crash is ongoing. Washington State Troopers told reporters that drugs and alcohol did not appear to be factors in the crash.
Medics hurt in ambulance crash
An ambulance crash in downtown Seattle on Monday left three people, two of them medics, injured. Two Seattle Fire Department members were taken to Harborview Medical Center as a precaution.
Ride the Ducks will resume tours
After last year’s fatal crash on the Aurora Bridge, Ride the Ducks has been cleared to resume tours with restrictions. The vehicles will have an additional crew member on board, use a route that does not take them over the Aurora Bridge, and use a different model of vehicle than the one that was involved in the crash. Some locals are worried that the new route, which will take the amphibious vehicles along Westlake Avenue and over the Fremont Bridge, will create a new set of hazards for drivers and cyclists who have to share the road with the duck boats.
Joyriding students steal vice principal’s car
Two 15-year-old girls in Marysville stole their vice principal’s car, taking the BWM for a ride before crashing it. The girls fled the scene but later turned themselves in to police, acknowledging to officers that they made a bad decision. They were released to the custody of their parents, and the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s office has not yet stated whether they will be charged with any crimes.