ANACORTES, WA – According to Go Skagit News, a 35-year-old woman from Bellingham was killed and a woman from Anacortes was critically injured in a collision on Highway 20 near Lake Campbell on Dec. 18th.
Authorities say the collision occurred around 7:36 p.m. that Friday near the intersection of Hwy 20 and Lunz Road. Sonja Bratz, 35, was traveling southbound on Highway 20 when her car crossed into the oncoming lane and collided with a vehicle being driven by a 45-year-old woman from Anacortes. Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.
Washington State Patrol said Bratz was pronounced dead at the scene. The other woman was critically injured and taken to Harborview Medical Center by helicopter transport.
The next day, Harborview spokesperson Susan Gregg stated the Anacortes woman remained in critical condition in the ICU. At this time, no further updates on her condition have been provided.
The circumstances of the incident are still under investigation. We will update this blog if more information becomes available.
Wrong-way collisions are often traumatic experiences that can cause critical injuries and expensive medical bills. If you or a loved one were injured in such an accident, the Seattle car crash lawyers at Dubin Law Group stand ready to assist with every step of the claims process. We want to ensure you that you are not alone in the fight for justice and fair compensation. To learn more, start by calling us at (206) 462-4428 or reaching out online today.