Crash on Church Road sent 1 to the hospital

car vs usps mail vehicle on Church Road 2018-10-08
Scene of a crash on Church Road (October 8, 2018). Photo: My Ferndale News

This afternoon a US Postal Service mail carrier vehicle and passenger vehicle collided on Church Road. The resulting crash and first responders vehicles blocked one lane.

Ferndale Police Sergeant Travis Card said the mail vehicle was turning onto Church Road from Norway Drive when it collided with a Cadillac passenger car that was southbound on Church Road.

The driver of the Cadillac was transported to PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries according to Whatcom County Fire District 7 Division Chief Justin Iverson.

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The driver of the mail vehicle was issued an infraction for failing to obey the stop sign.

The Post Office was closed for retail transactions today in observance of Columbus Day and there were no residential or business deliveries either. But Priority Mail Express services are provided 365 days a year.


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