An amazing survival story emerged in Kent, Washington, when police found a disabled woman who had been in a car for nine days.
According to the Kent Police Department, on February 14, the sister reported the woman’s disappearance after no one had seen her for several days.
This launched an investigation, and the officer eventually discovered that the woman was last seen Feb. 5 with her 45-year-old mother. Authorities said the mother parked her car at a gas station and “left, leaving her daughter in the car.”
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Due to the fact that the car was apparently abandoned, the gas station staff contacted the tow truck to take it away. Unfortunately for the woman, no one noticed she was inside, and as a result she spent nine days alone Cadillac CTSin the “near frost”, on tow.
Fortunately, she was rescued after officers contacted the evacuation company and asked to check the car. The woman was found to be in a “serious” condition, and ambulance crews took her to a local hospital for treatment.
The investigation is still ongoing, but Police Chief Kent Padilla said: “We are very pleased to have been able to find and rescue the victim. Were it not for the efforts of our officers and the support of King County Sheriffs and Firefighters, this incident would probably have ended in tragedy. ”
Bonafacio Pause of Skyway Towing told KING5 that it’s “usually for his company to tow vehicles without sitting in them”. However, in this case, the tow truck driver reportedly looked out the window and saw no one inside. He added that the woman “was lying in the back seat, and she was wearing a whole bunch of clothes and other things.”
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