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UPDATED: Ferndale Police seek info on hit-and-run suspect in T-bone crash

Scene of hit and run t-bone crash at the intersection of Thornton Street and Church Road (January 22, 2019). Photo: Gayle Kinney

Ferndale Police and firefighters and EMTs responded to a report of a 2-vehicle crash at the intersection of Church Road and Thornton Street this evening about 6pm.

According to Ferndale Police Sergeant Kevin Davis, a red Ford Explorer was northbound on Church Road when it was struck by a vehicle heading eastbound on Thornton Street. The vehicle failed to stop at the signed 4-way stop, crashed into the driver’s side of the Ford in the intersection, causing it to spin a full rotation. The vehicle that ran the stop sign then fled.

Firefighters and EMTs treated and released the driver and a passenger of the Ford at the scene according to Whatcom County Fire District 7 Division Chief Ben Boyko.

Davis said Ferndale Police are looking for information about the suspect vehicle, described by a witness and based on evidence at the scene as a black pickup truck with extensive frontend damage, mostly likely on the driver’s side.

Anyone with information about the suspect vehicle or the suspect are asked to email Officer Healey at or call 911 referencing case 19F924.

UPDATE 6:50am 1/23/19
Ferndale Police announced they have arrested a suspect.

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