68-Year-Old Driver Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash on Birch Bay-Lynden Road [Custer, WA]

68-Year-Old Driver Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash on Birch Bay-Lynden Road [Custer, WA]

Birch Bay-Lynden Road Hit-and-Run Crash Left Driver Injured

Custer, WA (August 07, 2021) – On August 3rd, a 68-year-old Lynden motorist was injured in a hit-and-run crash on Birch Bay-Lynden Road.

Deputies from the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO)along with personnel from the Whatcom Fire & Rescue were on the scene of the crash.

Moreover, authorities say that the crash happened around 10:45 p.m.

Furthermore, reports say that a silver Honda Accord struck a black Chevy Monte Carlo that is traveling west on the wrong lane.

Additionally, reports say that the Chevy driver escaped before authorities arrived.

Meanwhile, the driver of Honda was left trapped inside the vehicle with a broken femur.

Rescuers were on the scene to give medical help as responders apply the “jaws of life” while the patient is extricated out of the vehicle.

A land ambulance took the patient to PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center and was later taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle via helicopter.

WCSO deputies along with a K-9 unit were investigating the crash scene but couldn’t find the suspect.

Finally, authorities have the driver identified and have probable cause to arrest them for hit-and-run with injury and vehicular assault.

When you are behind the wheel, it is a driver’s responsibility to follow all traffic laws. In doing so, one can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles and motorists.

Moreover, if you feel yourself unable to drive, you can always use a rideshare app instead.

Washington Auto-Vehicle Accidents

Each year, around 20-50 million people suffer injuries due to an auto crash. Unfortunately, not everyone knows the things you should do next after an injury crash.

The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.

A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients.

If you or a loved one sustain injuries due to a reckless driver, reach out to us. With over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your personal injury case. We promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve.

Reach out to Sweet Lawyers! Callour offices at (800) 674 7854 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.

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