CHP Finds Stranded Juvenile Motorist; He Was a Missing Person From Montana
Press release from the California Highway Patrol:
At approximately 4:12 am, Humboldt Area CHP responded to a report of a vehicle that had slid off the roadway in a remote area near Maple Creek. The driver of the vehicle was unfamiliar with the area and was unsure of his exact location. The driver informed the CHP that his vehicle may not be visible from the roadway.
Humboldt Area CHP responded several units to search for the stranded motorist. The driver called back multiple times attempting to give CHP units better directions. After several hours CHP finally located the young man.
The Juvenile was cold and wet from being stranded through the night. CHP units placed the Juvenile in the patrol vehicle for warmth. After speaking with the Juvenile CHP units discovered he was a missing person out of Montana.
Humboldt Area CHP is assisting in contacting the Juvenile’s Guardian and making arrangements to get the young man home safely.