By Ken Stern 

Horrific Sunday car crash on Fir Island Road


April 26, 2023

Ken Stern

WORSE THAN IT APPEARS – By 4:10 p.m. Fire District 3 staff put the flames out from what must have been a tremendous crash almost an hour earlier. It appears the white station wagon was south bound and spun into the north bound lane. If so, it pushed the maroon vehicle into the south bound lane.

A two vehicle crash on Fir Island Road shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday sent a plume of thick black smoke high into the air. Bright orange flames were visible from Moore Road southeast of Best Road.

Skagit County Fire District 3 responded at 3:17 p.m. to the 911 call coded as D MVA Rescue. The Skagit County Sheriff's Office responded to the same call.

A white Dodge Journey traveling southbound on Fir Island Road crossed over the center line, striking a northbound red Subaru head on, the deputy investigating determined.

The first deputy on scene was advised that a woman was trapped and injured insid...

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