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Head-on rollover crash this morning sent 1 to hospital

Whatcom County Fire District 7 (WCFD7) personnel and law enforcement responded to a report of a multi-vehicle crash at Grandview and Blaine Roads this morning just before 6am.

According to Washington State Patrol (WSP) Trooper Heather Axtman, a Kia Sorrento driven by a 39-year-old female collided head-on with a BMW X5 driven by a 70-year-old male. The female was identified as the causing driver by the WSP.

According to WCFD7 Division Chief Ben Boyko, the crash occurred on Blaine Road just north of Grandview Road.

The female driver was transported in serious condition by ambulance to PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center and the male driver was treated and released at the scene, Boyko said.

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The road was closed for about 2 hours before reopening around 8am according to Axtman.

WSP investigators determined the female was driving while her license was suspended.

Boyko said a medical emergency was a possible cause of the accident.

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One Comment

  1. PIERRE CONSTANTIN PIERRE CONSTANTIN March 19, 2019

    Division Chief Ben Boyko continues to serve our community in an unparalleled way. The female driver was transported in serious condition to the emergency at St Joseph’s hospital, undoubtedly grateful to the Whatcom County Fire District 7.

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