High Speed Chase

Two Vehicles Crash as Car Theft Victims Give Chase

A father and son from the Spokane Valley were involved in a crash Sunday after they attempted to pursue an alleged car thief, according to the Spokesman. Police say a father decided to move his son’s vehicle which was blocking his car at about 4:30 a.m. There was an issue with his car starting because …

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Police Identify Hit-and-Run Driver that Jumped in River

Investigators have identified an alleged hit-and-run driver that police believed jumped in and out of the Yakima River to evade capture on Tuesday, according to the Yakima Herald. Police described the suspect as a 20-year-old Mabton man and are seeking a warrant for his arrest. Officers found identifying documents in the car the man abandoned …

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Washington State Patrol Seeks Witnesses to Fatal Crash

Detectives are investigating a high-speed pursuit that ended when a motorcyclist and a trooper crashed over a steep embankment, according to a press release from the Washington State Patrol. The motorcyclist died from the crash. The Washington State Patrol Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the sequence of events that started with the trooper pursuing …

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Police Involved in High-Speed Chase in South Tacoma

A 27-year-old man crashed during a high-speed chase Tuesday night in South Tacoma, according to the News Tribune. A police officer attempted to stop the man as he traveled northbound on South Fife Street shortly after 10 p.m. According to the newspaper, the car hit a traffic circle and went airborne for 64 feet. The …

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Wrong-Way Driver Forces 20 Vehicles Off the Road

Approximately 20 vehicles were run off the roadway this week because of a high-speed chase involving a wrong-way driver in Pasco, according to the Bellingham Herald. The vehicle traveled more than 90 mph on Highway 12 and ran a police vehicle off the road, according to a police report. The driver performed several U-turns during …

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Driver of Stolen Car Crashes in High-Speed Chase

A man running from the cops in a stolen vehicle was killed in a crash during a high-speed chase, according to recent news sources. The accident occurred Wednesday night on Interstate-5 near Nisqually around 11 p.m., according to Washington State Patrol. The chase began when a trooper saw a pick-up truck weaving back and forth …

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Driver in High Speed Crash Charged with Vehicular Assault

A man who flipped his car after traveling at speeds of up to 127 miles per hour has been accused of vehicular assault, according to news sources. The accident, which occurred in May, happened on State Route 503, east of Woodland. According to Washington State Patrol, the driver drove his car, a 2005 Subaru Impreza …

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