Tag Archive for Washington State Patrol

State Patrol car hit twice on I-5 in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says one of its cars was hit twice on Interstate 5 in Lakewood. The 30-year-old Federal Way man driving the other vehicle was arrested after he told the officer he hit his car intentionally…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

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Old barn burned to destroy volatile explosives

WINLOCK, Wash. (AP) — After the Washington State Patrol bomb squad decided the best way to deal with deteriorated, volatile explosives found in an old Lewis County barn was to burn the old building, the Winlock Fire Department did just that…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

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Car accident injures two after passenger grabs steering wheel

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Two teenagers were injured over the weekend after a passenger apparently grabbed the steering wheel and sent their car into a tree off of State Route 12 just East of Montesano.

The Washington State Patrol reports four teens were transported from the scene total, two as a precaution, just before 10:30 Saturday morning. Three of the teens were transported to Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, the fourth to Grays Harbor Community in Aberdeen. They were all wearing their seatbelts and no drugs or alcohol were suspected. A cause, and any charges stemming from the accident remain under investigation.

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Trooper injured in I-5 crash in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Patrol suspects a driver was drunk when his vehicle crashed into two patrol cars stopped at an accident on Interstate 5 in Seattle, injuring a trooper…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

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Wash. State Patrol: school bus in ditch; all OK

BUCKLEY, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says no one was hurt when a school bus with 26 high school and middle school students on board crashed into a ditch Monday afternoon near the Pierce County town of Buckley…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

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Minister accused of abuse reported in Spokane-area

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says investigators have acted on 20 or 30 tips this week as they check locations in the Spokane-area in their search for a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing at least two girls in rural Minnesota…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

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Pacific County accident sends four to hospital

A two vehicle accident sent four to the hospital yesterday morning, after an SUV drifted off of the road, over corrected, and slid sideways into an oncoming vehicle. The Washington State Patrol reports a 2000 Dodge Durango was headed West on State Route 6 about 8 miles East of Raymond, when it drifted into a gravel shoulder, over corrected, and slid sideways into an oncoming 2011 Ford Fusion.
A 62 year old Raymond man driving the Durango, and a 15 year old Raymond passenger were wearing their seatbelts. They, along with a 67 year old Port Angeles man, and a 65 year old woman in the Fusion were transported to Willipa Harbor Hospital with various injuries.
The State Patrol reports a cause and any charges stemming from the accident remain under investigation.

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