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

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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