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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