UPDATED: Crash on Main Street/I-5 overpass

About 2pm today, aid units and law enforcement responded to a report of a head-on crash on the Main Street/I-5 overpass.

A westbound pickup truck towing a travel trailer collided head-on in the westbound left-turn lane by a Ford Crown Victoria heading eastbound.

Whatcom County Fire District 7 Division Chief Ben Boyko said they had 1 patient who was transported via ambulance to PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center. It appeared the crash was caused by the Ford driver having suffered health issues while driving Boyko said.

By 2:45pm, all previously closed lanes had been reopened.

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The pickup truck was able to be driven from the scene and the Ford was towed away.

Ferndale Police say no infraction was issued since the crash was caused by a medical issue.



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