Washington state arrests for driving under the influence
Two Blaine residents were hurt Thursday night, May 9, in a crash in rural Whatcom County north of Custer that the Washington State Patrol said involved drugs or alcohol.
Anita Wick, 61, was driving a blue 2017 Toyota Camry east in the 2500 block of Haynie Road toward a curve at Delta Line Road at approximately 8:40 p.m. and cut the corner too close, veering off the road to the right and hitting mailboxes and a utility pole, according to the state patrol’s report on the crash.
Her passenger, Randall Wick, 81, also was injured.
Firefighters took the driver and passenger by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital.
Anita Wick was in satisfactory condition, and Randall Wick was treated and released, a hospital official said.
Both were wearing seat belts.
The cause of the crash remained under investigation, and charges are pending, the report said.