Student one of two drivers injured in Thursday morning crash near Ferndale


A Ferndale High School student was seriously injured Thursday after the car she was driving crossed into the path of a pickup truck west of the city.

A Ferndale man also was hurt in the collision on Mountain View and Elder roads, near Lake Terrell, which was reported around 7:28 a.m.

Adena N. Boyko, 16, was driving a white 2008 Honda Civic south on Elder Road and had stopped at a stop sign, according to the Washington State Patrol.

As she tried to turn left onto Mountain View Road, the car was struck by a black 2012 Dodge RAM pickup being driven by Vincent J. Anderson.

Anderson, 49, was driving west on Mountain View Road.

The truck hit the car on the driver's side, according to the state patrol.

Both drivers were taken to St. Joseph hospital in Bellingham.

Anderson was treated Thursday and released from the hospital.

Boyko was stabilized and then transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where she was reported to be in serious condition.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

No drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash, which remained under investigation.

Kie Relyea: 360-715-2234, @kierelyea