Boy in car trunk injured in Bellingham crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Boy in car trunk injured in Bellingham crash

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - A boy locked in the trunk of a speeding car was injured when it ran off a road and crashed near Bellingham. Police say there were seven people in the Honda Civic early Sunday, five wearing seat belts, one lying across the laps of the people in the back seat, and the boy in the trunk.

Whatcom County sheriff's Sgt. Larry Flynn says after the crash the five who were wearing seat belts ran off. The unbelted man and the boy in the trunk were taken to St. Joseph Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Flynn told The Bellingham Herald investigators have identified the driver and alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash.

 

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