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UPDATED: Hit and run crash with serious injuries on Samish Way

Updated February 11, 2022, at 6:45pm

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — First responders were dispatched to the 900 block of Samish Way about 12:30pm today, Friday, February 11th, due to a report of a serious injury crash involving a person who was on a riding mower.

Approximate location of crash

Initial reports from the scene were that Bellingham Police had closed the roadway to all traffic through that section of Samish Way.

About 1:30pm, officials with the Bellingham Police Department (BPD) said the road closure could be expected to continue for another hour. Motorists were advised to avoid the area.

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It was announced the road had been reopened about 2:30pm.

BPD officials said at 6:30pm, “Officers [are] looking to identify [the] driver of a white sedan who hit a man on a John Deere lawn mower.”

The victim was reported as critically injured.

Anyone with information about the incident are asked to contact BPD at 360-778-8611 or via online tips.

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