A Lummi Nation Police officer witnessed the sedan fail to stop for a stop sign and the resulting crash.
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The road had been closed since November 26th due to flooding during repeat heavy local rains over the past 3 weeks.
Slater Road traffic in both directions will be detoured via Main Street in Ferndale.
Motorists on Haxton Way are advised to drive slowly to avoid hydroplaning.
Officials said a high tide may have sped up impacts from river and surface water flooding in the area.
While the current atmospheric river event is impacting areas to the south, another right behind it is expected to drive the Nooksack River to flood stage.
Drivers can expect long delays and are advised to use alternate routes when possible.
A signed detour route will be in place during the closure.
Traffic impacts are expected to last for an extended period.