According to Kitimat Search and Rescue, the motorist had abandoned his stuck vehicle and hiked a considerable distance where he was able to relay his GPS coordinates. (Kitimat Search and Rescue logo)

According to Kitimat Search and Rescue, the motorist had abandoned his stuck vehicle and hiked a considerable distance where he was able to relay his GPS coordinates. (Kitimat Search and Rescue logo)

Kitimat Search and Rescue bring back stranded motorist

The motorist was stranded in a remote location within the Saunders backroad network

Kitimat Search and Rescue (KSAR) located and brought back a stranded motorist on June 8.

KSAR were tasked by the Kitimat RCMP around 10 p.m., June 7, regarding a stranded motorist in a remote location within the Saunders backroad network.

According to KSAR, the motorist had abandoned his stuck vehicle and hiked a considerable distance where he was able to relay his GPS coordinates. The individuals truck was stuck in mud/clay well off Saunders main haul road.

Early in the morning on June 8, around 4:40 a.m., the subject was located by a team in the air.

After the individual was assessed they were taken to a safe location back in Kitimat.

The individual was cold and wet and had no injuries.