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Everett Multi-Car Accident Results In Serious Injuries

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Last week, drivers all across Washington state learned about a serious and terrible accident involving a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy that unfortunately resulted in serious injuries. Now, reports show that the leading factor behind this accident involved failure to respect road signs. The multi-vehicle accident happened in Everett last week. According to The Seattle Times, …

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Four Hospitalized in Crash; Police Seek Witnesses

The Washington State Patrol wants to speak to any witnesses of a Jan. 20 crash on State Route 509 near Cloverdale. According to the state patrol, three men ran from the scene and left one injured man in the vehicle. After searching the area, troopers found the three men receiving treatment at a hospital. The …

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Collisions in Washington Drop 13 Percent

The Washington State Patrol released statistics from 2012, and one of the more surprising finds was a 13 percent reduction in collisions from the previous year. The Washington State Patrol stopped 54,684 drivers for speeding and issued 38,951 tickets. They also stopped 8,584 aggressive drivers and investigated 6,542 collisions. Troopers did not more than handle …

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State Troopers Assist Stranded Drivers

When you think of the state patrol, you probably think about speeding tickets. However, Washington State Patrol troopers also spend a lot of time helping stranded motorists. According to the state patrol, troopers assisted more than 10,000 stranded motorists in 2012. The state patrol carry some basic tools, and although they admit they are not …

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