History Shows Smith Street Intersections In Kent Can Be Dangerous For Pedestrians

Updated on: 4/1/2019

mother killed in crosswalk kent washingtonThe interactive map at the bottom of this page shows pedestrian accidents on Smith Street in Kent, WA between January 2015 and today (11/15/18). Zoom in to see specific accident details.

Elderly Driver Kills Mother In Crosswalk Pushing Stroller

On the afternoon of November 14, 2018 an SUV, reportedly driven by a senior citizen, struck and killed a woman who was pushing a stroller while lawfully using the crosswalk at the corner of Smith Street and State Avenue in Kent, Washington.  

Unfortunately the intersections along Smith Street in Kent seem to have a history of frequent pedestrian accidents.  We analyzed data from just the last 3 years and found that the area seems to be particularly dangerous for walkers.  

Dangerous Intersections In Kent, Washington

Smith Street and State Avenue: This intersection has been the scene of at least 3 other pedestrian accidents in the last several years.  

Rpt # Date Primary St Cross St Weather Lighting Injury Severity
E507965 1/20/2016 14:40 E SMITH ST           STATE AVE N          Overcast Daylight No Injury Collision
E529316 3/23/2016 17:51 STATE AVE N          E SMITH ST           Raining Daylight Minor Injury Collision
E628581 1/4/2017 10:47 STATE AVE N          E SMITH ST           Clear or Partly Cloudy Daylight Minor Injury Collision

 

Smith Street and Kennebeck Avenue: Just a few block east at the intersection of Smith and Kennebeck Avenue there were 3 pedestrian accidents within 2 months in 2017.  

Rpt # Date Primary St Cross St Weather Lighting Injury Severity
E726053 10/15/2017 19:29 E SMITH ST           KENNEBECK AV N       Clear or Partly Cloudy Dark-Street Lights On Serious Injury Collision
2887204 11/26/2017 18:00 E SMITH ST           KENNEBECK AVE N          Unknown Injury Collision
E749921 12/20/2017 15:30 E SMITH ST           KENNEBECK AV N       Clear or Partly Cloudy Daylight Minor Injury Collision

 

Smith Street and 2nd Ave/Ramsay Way:  There have been three minor injury pedestrian accidents in this area in the past few years.  

Rpt # Date Primary St Cross St Weather Lighting Injury Severity
E468773 10/5/2015 20:47 W SMITH ST           RAMSAY WY            Clear or Partly Cloudy Dark-Street Lights On Minor Injury Collision
E518277 2/18/2016 19:49 2ND AVE N            W SMITH ST           Raining Dark-Street Lights On Minor Injury Collision
E857334 11/2/2018 16:29 W SMITH ST           2ND AVE N            Clear or Partly Cloudy Daylight Minor Injury Collision

 

Smith Street and 4th Avenue: This intersection has been the scene of 5 pedestrian accidents in recent years.  

Rpt # Date Primary St Cross St Weather Lighting Injury Severity
3687653 2/7/2015 21:47 W SMITH ST           4 AVE N              Raining Dark-Street Lights On No Injury Collision
E421608 5/1/2015 10:54 W SMITH ST           4 AVE N              Clear or Partly Cloudy Daylight Minor Injury Collision
E584130 9/8/2016 10:00 4TH AVE N            W SMITH ST           Overcast Daylight Minor Injury Collision
E690544 7/8/2017 12:14 W SMITH ST           4TH AVE N            Clear or Partly Cloudy Daylight Minor Injury Collision
E726580 10/21/2017 10:00 W SMITH ST           4 AVE N              Raining Daylight Serious Injury Collision
E752532 12/28/2017 7:01 W SMITH ST           4TH AVE N            Raining Dark-Street Lights On Minor Injury Collision


 

Smith Street and Jason Avenue: There have been 3 known pedestrian collisions at this location in the last 3 years.  Accidents took place on 7/2/2015, 3/15/2017, and just this past summer on 7/10/2018.

Rpt # Date Primary St Cross St Weather Lighting Injury Severity
E439258 7/2/2015 15:21 E. SMITH ST          JASON AVE N          Clear or Partly Cloudy Daylight Minor Injury Collision
E652310 3/15/2017 14:43 E SMITH ST           JASON AVE N          Overcast Daylight Serious Injury Collision
3757988 7/10/2018 19:44 E SMITH ST           JASON AVE            Clear or Partly Cloudy Dusk Minor Injury Collision

 

Other Nearby Pedestrian Collisions

Rpt # Date Primary St Cross St Weather Lighting Injury Severity
E787296 4/10/2018 11:21 E CANYON DR          E SMITH ST           Raining Daylight Minor Injury Collision
3395877 12/18/2015 4:38 CENTRAL AVE N        SMITH ST             Raining Dark-Street Lights On Unknown Injury Collision
E731045 10/20/2017 0:53 E SMITH ST           CENTRAL AVE N        Overcast Dark-Street Lights On Minor Injury Collision
3384748 12/8/2015 0:00 E SMITH ST           CLARK AVE            Raining Dark-Street Lights On Unknown Injury Collision
E493864 12/13/2015 19:28 WASHINGTON AV N      W SMITH ST           Overcast Dark-Street Lights On Minor Injury Collision
E534559 4/12/2016 22:06 W SMITH ST           64TH AVE S           Raining Dark-Street Lights On Minor Injury Collision
E590751 9/30/2016 17:31 E. SMITH ST          RAILROAD AVE N       Clear or Partly Cloudy Daylight Minor Injury Collision

 

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