Injury Blog

Two Injured in Skagit County Collision

Post On 08-18-2011

Two people were injured in a car accident Wednesday night in Skagit County, according to news reports.

The accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. when an Oldsmobile Alero headed north on SR 9 was trying to make a left turn onto Mosier. As the Alero began slowing, it was rear-ended by a Toyota Prius, according to news reports.

Both drivers,(Read More)

Troopers Investigate High-Speed Chase

Post On 07-27-2011

Washington State Patrol investigators are looking for a vehicle involved in a car chase and subsequent shooting earlier this month near Bellingham, according to news reports.

The incident occurred on July 13 when troopers began pursuing a driver on I-5 in Bellingham near Samish Way. The chase ended in a field in Skagit County at about 1 a.m.(Read More)

Man Injured Following High-Speed Chase

Post On 07-13-2011

One person was injured by a gunshot by police following a high-speed chase in Burlington, Wash., according to news reports.

The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning when a police attempted to pull over a driver for speeding.

“The driver refused to stop and led troopers on a chase into Skagit County, finally coming to a stop in(Read More)

Sleepy Truck Driver Crashes on I-5

Post On 03-29-2011

A truck driver escaped injuries in a car accident caused by him falling asleep at the wheel, according to news reports.

The trucking accident occurred in Skagit County on Monday when the tractor-trailer was headed for Lynden around 5 a.m., according to a Washington State Patrol spokesperson.

The sleepy driver lost control of the vehicle(Read More)

Police Investigate Ambulance Incident

Post On 02-03-2011

Three people were injured in a two-car accident in Mount Vernon on Saturday, according to news reports.

The accident occurred when a 48-year-old man from Sedro-Woolley and his 31-year-old passenger were driving a Skagit County Medic One Ambulance east on Memorial Highway around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night. The driver tried to make a make a left turn onto(Read More)

Drink and Drive and Pay the Price

Post On 08-06-2010

In what is going to be the largest summer DUI enforcement campaign, in the state, ever, the Skagit County roadways are going to be patrolled heavily looking for impaired drivers. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has announced that extra patrols will be on our roadways between August 12th and September 6th.

The campaign is affectionately be referred to(Read More)