I Stopped and Picked up a Man and His pregnant Wife on a Rainy Night in Seattle in 1977
Sharing this post since I’m in the Puget Sound area of Washington state, hoping that if this story applies to you, you’ll contact the 70-year old, original blogger of this post.
I just figured out that I may be able to find out how this story ended after all these years.
I was southbound on I5 on a week night in the early autumn of 1977. Rain was pouring down and the interstate was awash. I was driving an orange, 1973 BMW tii when I saw a crazy man in the MIDDLE of I5 jumping up and down and waving his arms. I slowed down and stopped about 300 yards away from his stalled car.
He ran up to my window and shouted;
“my wife and I were going to the hospital, she is in labor and I ran out of gas can you take us the rest of the way!!!?”
He jumped in the back seat and I BACKED up along I5 in the DARK, in the RAIN about 300 yards. I got out and helped his wife into the…
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March 26, 2016 at 3:52 pm
Wow! What a story…thanks for sharing, Irene.