Enumclaw boy dies following Highway 169 crash

A young boy was critically injured the morning of Nov. 1, following a traffic collision just north of Enumclaw.

A young boy was critically injured the morning of Nov. 1, following a traffic collision just north of Enumclaw.

The 4-year-old, Guillermo Silveria, died Saturday afternoon, according to a Washington State Patrol report.

The crash involved a small car, a sport-utility vehicle and a large semi pulling a trailer. The situation unfolded at 9:16 a.m. on state Route 169 at Southeast 383rd Street.

Traveling north on SR 169 were a 2007 Subaru Forester and a 2009 Honda Fit, both driven by Enumclaw residents. According to a press release issued by the WSP, Kassandra Silveria stopped for traffic and was struck in the rear by the Subaru. The Honda was pushed into the southbound lane, where it struck a Peterbilt truck hauling a “side-dump” trailer.

Silveria’s son was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center and she was transported to Harborview by ambulance. The driver of the Subaru was not injured, nor was the driver of the Peterbilt.

The WSP release cited “speed and inattention” as factors causing the collision and noted that charges were pending.

More in News

Local artist creates book for her love of Kazakh kids

Glory Cancro wants to showcase the Kazakh culture in her new children’s book.

Cannabis Saves Lives tour, slated for May 19 at the Chalet, cancelled | UPDATE

Local artist Tim-Me, who organized the second tour, said one of his fellow performers backed out at the last minute.

Wastemobile returns to Enumclaw

Here’s a chance to get rid of some of your hazardous household materials.

East Pierce thanks donor of props for technical rescue training

The donated materials allow firefighters to train in structure collapse scenarios.

Fundraiser ongoing for schools in Burkina Faso

Money raised at “Change 4 Change” collection sites in local businesses met half of goal, but online contributions are still available for those who want to donate.

Bonney Lake officer recognized for actions during kidnapping, car chase

His use of a Stop Stick, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said, saved at least two lives.

Buckley road work to be completed by mid-July

Commuters will continue to be detoured around River Avenue while 1,000 feet of road is worked on.

Bonney Lake police search for elusive Thunderbird

The car almost hit a patrol vehicle the morning of May 5.

Local teen honored for environmental efforts

Sophia DeMarco was given the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in D.C.

Most Read