A driver has been booked into the Whatcom County Jail after a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in the early morning hours today.
According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol (WSP), Martina C. Mott, age 47, of Sedro Woolley, was walking northbound on Lummi Shore Road south of Scott Road around 12:30am when she was struck by the right-front corner of a silver 1998 Dodge Dakota pickup truck driven by Samantha J Jefferson, age 33, of Bellingham. Information about the Dodge’s direction of travel was not provided in the press memo.
Jefferson and her passenger were not injured in the crash but Mott was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center according to WSP.
Jefferson was subsequently booked into Whatcom County Jail charged with 1 count of vehicular assault and 3rd degree driving while her license was suspended (DWLS) according to jail records. WSP reported drugs and/or alcohol were involved and cited driving under the influence as the cause of the crash.