WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — First responders were dispatched to the intersection of Hannegan and Ten Mile Roads about 8:45pm on July 28th due to a report of a crash.
According to a Washington State Patrol press memo, a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox had collided with the passenger side of a black 1998 Honda Civic that had failed to stop at stop sign.
WSP investigators determined the Honda with a driver and 2 passengers had been traveling eastbound on Ten Mile Road when it failed to stop at the stop sign and was struck by the northbound Chevrolet with a driver and a passenger.
The crash occurred in a 50mph section of Hannegan Road.
Everyone in the Honda was transported by ambulance to PeaceHealth St Joseph’s Medical Center from the scene. 1 of the 3, a juvenile, was airlifted from St Joseph’s to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries. It was undetermined whether anyone in the Honda had been wearing seatbelts.
The 2 people in the Chevrolet were uninjured and had been wearing their seatbelts.
Both vehicles were considered total losses and towed from the scene.
It was determined drugs or alcohol were not involved in the crash and the driver of the Honda, identified as Maranda J Bond, age 39, from Sumas, will be charged with reckless driving, driving with a revoked license and driving without insurance.
Bond pled guilty in December 2020 to attempting to elude a Lynden Police vehicle on October 5, 2020 and sentenced to 6 months in custody. When she was arrested on that charge on October 8, 2020, she was also charged with driving while her license was suspended and had arrest warrants for failing to appear in court on 2 other separate charges of driving while her license was suspended. According to jail records, she remained in custody from the time of her arrest in October until being released in March for time served.
According to court records, Bond had been found guilty of attempting to elude a police vehicle in 2016 in Pierce County Superior Court and reckless driving in 2014 in Tacoma Municipal Court.