Driver hospitalized after her car hits tree in Concrete


A 35-year-old Concrete woman was hurt when her car veered off Cape Horn Road and hit a tree, according to Washington State Patrol.

Rebecca A. Brown was driving her silver 2007 Toyota Yaris east on Cape Horn Road, in front of Rasar State Park on Monday, when the car drifted to the right and off the road. It then veered left, rotated counter-clockwise, struck a tree and stopped on the north shoulder, according to the State Patrol.

Brown was extricated and the car caught on fire.

The crash’s cause is under investigation.

The crash occurred just east of Lusk Road in Skagit County and was reported at 5:08 p.m.

Brown was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where she was reported to be in serious condition in intensive care on Tuesday morning.

It wasn’t known if she was wearing a seatbelt. No drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash, according to Washington State Patrol.

This story will be updated.