Photo by Michelle Root
The driver of a Ford Windstar minivan was airlifted to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett after she crashed into a tree on Race Road Sunday afternoon. The other passenger in the car sustained a few small cuts.

Photo by Michelle Root The driver of a Ford Windstar minivan was airlifted to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett after she crashed into a tree on Race Road Sunday afternoon. The other passenger in the car sustained a few small cuts.

Driver airlifted after crash Sunday

The driver’s passenger made it through mostly unscathed.

One woman was airlifted to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett after she was injured in a car accident on Race Road in Coupeville Sunday, but her passenger made it through mostly unscathed.

Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue personnel received a call at 4:23 p.m. of a single-car crash into a tree on Race Road and Shangri-La Circle. Anastasia Drake, 20, said her mother, LaCinda Drake, 40, was driving the posted speed limit in her Ford Windstar minivan during a trip to a friend’s house and some errands.

“The next thing I saw was we were going down a slight hill and crashed into a tree,” Drake said.

Drake received some small cuts across her chest where her seatbelt crossed her body. Her mother, however, suffered a broken left leg and a few cracked ribs. After emergency personnel freed her from the vehicle, she was flown to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett.

Drake has set up a GoFundMe to help her family with the cost of getting a new van which can be found at the following link: bit.ly/3CvoLux.

“We’ve had a few people come by to help us, but plenty of people have offered to help in any way they can,” Drake said.

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