BLAINE, Wash. — A 33-year-old woman ejected from a car during a crash on Blaine Road near Drayton Harbor Road on March 7th has died according to the Washington State Patrol.
WSP issued an updated press memo today, Friday, April 14th, saying the woman, the driver of a 2007 Mazda 6 sedan who was ejected during crash, was declared deceased at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
The crash was reported about 5:30pm on Tuesday, March 7th. According to the initial WSP press memo, a motorcycle and the Mazda were southbound on Blaine Road south of Drayton Harbor Road when the motorcycle attempt to pass the Mazda. This caused the Mazda driver to “overcorrect to the right shoulder” and “struck two concrete barriers.” The driver was ejected from the vehicle and it came to rest on the right shoulder.
The motorcyclist reportedly fled the scene.
The Mazda driver was determined to not have been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. Her 13-year-old passenger was wearing a seatbelt. Both were transported to PeaceHealth St Joseph’s Medical Center by North Whatcom Fire & Rescue personnel.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation and it is unknown whether alcohol or drugs were involved.
Anyone who saw the incident or has pertinent information which may aid in this investigation is encouraged to email WSP Detective Dan Comnick at Daniel.Comnick@wsp.wa.gov.