Automotive

Woman dies crossing I-84 near Stanfield

A woman has died after she was stuck by a vehicle on Interstate 84 near Stanfield.Witnesses report the woman was walking near the interstate when she attempted to cross the highway and was stuck by a vehicle traveling eastbound at…

Police: 2 killed, 6 injured in wrong-way highway crash

KENT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say two people died and six more were injured in a series of crashes that started when the driver of one of the vehicles drove the wrong way onto a Washington highway.The Seattle Times reports Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson says the fatal collisions happened Monday night in Kent, where the driver of one car entered Highway 516 headed east in the westbound lanes.

Top 10 tips for first-time car buyers

If you're shopping for your first car, here are a few tips from Kelley Blue Book on what to buy, how to buy it and where to buy it.

What's driving car care and purchases this spring

As the weather starts to warm up, Americans will hit the road more often. Check out what drives Americans to keep up with car maintenance and when it's time to visit the dealership.

Snoqualmie Pass road closure

Washington State Patrol tells KAPP/KVEW Local News that I-90 eastbound is closed at mile post 34 and westbound is closed at Ellensburg due to heavy overnight snow, unchained spun out vehicles and several collisions waiting for tows.The estimated time to…

Car injures teen riding bike

Kennewick Police responded to collision on west 27th Avenue at south Conway Street at 11:17 p.m. Officials say the 17-year-old man was riding a bicycle and failed to stop at a stop sign, colliding into a vehicle traveling on…

Motorcyclist dies from commercial vehicle collision

Oregon State Police responded to a commercial motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on State Route 395 near mile post 12, which is the overpass of I-84 in Umatilla County.Oregon State Police report 40-year-old Jason Wesley Blankenship from Stanfield was…

Kennewick man killed in Oregon car crash

A 35-year-old Kennewick man is dead and another 15-year-old girl injured after a single-vehicle collision on an Oregon highway.Oregon State Police and emergency workers responded to a single car collision on State Highway 140E milepost 53 near Bly, Oregon on…

How to avoid distractions while driving

It can be easy to get distracted or tired while driving, especially long distances. Here are some tips to keep you focused while driving.

Traffic alert on I-90 north of Ellensburg

Washington State Patrol reports all westbound lanes on I-90 at mile post 88 just past Indian John Rest Area are closed.A jack-knifed semi-truck is causing the closure.Washington State Patrol and Washington State Department of Transportation are on the scene.…

Woman dead, two injured in Wapato crash

One woman is dead after a car crash near Wapato around 1 p.m on Sunday.Washington State Patrol said that 26-year-old Kyle Gayton was speeding and headed westbound on Hoffer Road. Another vehicle was stopped southbound at Horschel Road and Hoffer…

Audit finds issue with sidewalks ramps along Oregon highways

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A survey says a majority of sidewalk ramps along Oregon highways do not comply with guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act.The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Friday that the audit by the Oregon Department of Transportation was part of settlement with Disability Rights Oregon.According to the preliminary results of the study, 97 percent of the 26,000 curb ramps inspected do not comply with ADA access guidelines.

20 fun facts about car removal and recycling

Check out these 20 fun facts you probably didn't know about car removal and recycling. Now you can encourage that neighbor to get rid of his or her junk car that's deteriorating and messing up an otherwise nice residence.

Teen girl hospitalized after car vs. cow collision

A 21-year-old man is facing charges of driving with a suspended license after he hit a cow in the roadway on the Yakima Valley Highway just 4 miles from Toppenish city limits.Washington State Patrol says 21-year-old Javier Diaz was driving…