A pretty remarkable story out of Beltsville, MD Saturday evening. A Bowie State student who has been missing for a week has been found alive. He had been involved in a car crash. The car had gone off the road and apparently he was only now able to get himself up to the road to get help.
The press release from PGFD’s Mark Brady is below. The pictures are from Chief Al Schwartz of Beltsville VFD and you can see more of them here.
Here is the press release from U.S. Park Police Sgt. Robert Lachance:
Missing Person Found
On Saturday, September 08, 2007, at approximately 6:08 p.m., the United States Park Police were notified of a person lying on the side of Powder Mill Road, east of the Baltimore Washington Parkway. When the officer arrived it was determined that the person was involved in a motor vehicle crash. The silver Honda Civic with Maryland registration he was driving was found overturned at the bottom of the bridge in the creek. It was not immediately visible from the roadway.
The person was identified as Julian Carlos McCormick, 18 years of age, from Bowie, Maryland. He has been missing for more than a week. Prince George’s County Police were notified of the found missing person.
McCormick was dehydrated and had minor scraps and bruises. As a precaution he was flown by the United States Park Police “Eagle” Helicopter to a local hospital for treatment.
The United States Park Police is investigating this incident. They are looking for witnesses who may have further information regarding this incident. The United States Park Police Tipline is (202) 610-8737.