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SR 900 – Martin Luther King Jr. Way South Corridor Study – Crash Data

Target Zero

WSDOT’s goal is for there to be zero deaths and/or serious injuries on Washington state roadways by 2030. The SR 900 Corridor Study will include a detailed review of all corridor crashes that have occurred over the past five years, including pedestrian crashes. This page provides a high-level overview of these crashes and their locations.


Heat map

The below image shows the concentration of all types of crashes on the SR 900 corridor between January 2015 to June 2020, including vehicle and pedestrian crashes. The highest concentration of crashes occurred at the South 129th Street intersection.

The below image shows the concentration of all types of crashes on the SR 900 corridor between January 2015 to June 2020, including vehicle and pedestrian crashes. The highest concentration of crashes occurred at the South 129th Street intersection.

Vehicle crashes

Figure 1 shows angle crashes that occurred at the South 129th Street intersection over the past five years. Angle crashes happen as vehicles make turning movements. The annotations in green highlight where multiple crashes have occurred. Pedestrian related crashes at this intersection are shown in Figure 4, below.

Note: Additional congestion-related crashes occurred at this intersection that are not illustrated for diagram clarity.

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Angle crashes at SR 900 and South 129th Street
Figure 1: Angle crashes at SR 900 and South 129th Street

Figure 2 shows all crashes that occurred at the South 133rd Street intersection over the past five years. The annotations in green highlight where multiple crashes have occurred. Pedestrian related crashes at this location are shown in Figure 6.

All crashes at SR 900 and South 133rd Street
Figure 2: All crashes at SR 900 and South 133rd Street

Figure 3 shows all crashes that occurred at the 68th Avenue South intersection over the past five years. The annotations in green highlight where multiple crashes have occurred. There were no pedestrian-related crashes at this location.

All crashes at SR 900 and 68th Avenue South
Figure 3: All crashes at SR 900 and 68th Avenue South

Pedestrian crashes

The following images show locations of pedestrian crashes on the SR 900 corridor over the past five years.

At the South 129th Street intersection (Figure 4), there have been four pedestrian-related crashes, three of which occurred within a marked crosswalk. The red arrows in this image represent pedestrians, and the black arrows represent vehicles.

Pedestrian crashes at SR 900 and South 129th Street
Figure 4: Pedestrian crashes at SR 900 and South 129th Street

There was one pedestrian-related crash near 64th Avenue South, when a vehicle struck a pedestrian walking along the shoulder (Figure 5).

Pedestrian crashes at SR 900 and 64th Avenue South
Figure 5: Pedestrian crashes at SR 900 and 64th Avenue South

There was one pedestrian-related crash near South 133rd Street, when a vehicle struck a pedestrian crossing SR 900 (Figure 6).

Pedestrian crashes at SR 900 and South 133rd Street
Figure 6: Pedestrian crashes at SR 900 and South 133rd Street

There were two pedestrian-related crashes near the South 135th Street intersection: one in the crosswalk at the Creston Point Apartments, and one where a vehicle struck a pedestrian crossing SR 900 (Figure 7).

Pedestrian crashes at SR 900 and South 135th Street
Figure 7: Pedestrian crashes at SR 900 and South 135th Street

Under 23 U.S. Code § 148 and 23 U.S. Code § 409, safety data, reports, surveys, schedules, lists compiled or collected for the purpose of identifying, evaluating, or planning the safety enhancement of potential crash sites, hazardous roadway conditions, or railway-highway crossings are not subject  to discovery or admitted into evidence in a Federal or State court proceeding or considered for other purposes in any action for damages arising from any occurrence at a location mentioned or addressed in such reports, surveys, schedules, lists, or data.

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