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Scene of a vehicle vs pole crash at W Smith Road and LaBounty Drive (December 26, 2019). Photo: My Ferndale News

Vehicle vs pole crash left central Ferndale without power

Ferndale Police, Whatcom County Fire District 7 and Puget Sound Energy crews responded to the scene of a single vehicle crash at the intersection of LaBounty Drive and W Smith Road this evening, December 26th, about 9:25pm.

The crash involved a power pole and brought down lines across W Smith Road. The resulting power outage spread north across Main Street. The vehicle could be seen in the field northwest of the intersection with the pole laying over the top of it.

Outage map. Source: Puget Sound Energy

Unconfirmed reports from the scene are that the driver was not seriously injured.

Power was reported to be restored about 10:15pm. Puget Sound Energy reported over 1000 of their customers had been impacted.

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