63-Year-Old Kidnapping Victim Escapes Trunk After Suspects Crash Car Into Home

Photo Credit: Seattle Police Department

A kidnapping victim miraculously made it out of the trunk of his vehicle after suspected kidnappers crashed his car into a residential home, per the NY Post

The crash occurred early Thursday morning hitting a home in the Ravenna, Seattle, neighborhood, according to the Seattle Police Department. Homeowner, Brooks Mierow told the outlet he quickly evacuated his family from the home, putting out the fire with an extinguisher before firefighters arrived. 

Neighbor, Cheng Yu, said he was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher when he heard a sound coming from the vehicle nearby.

“We heard a screaming of, ‘Ahh, ahh.’ I think he was trying to scream for help,”

Yu told the local outlet. Bystanders were in shock to see the 63-year-old unidentified man emerge from the trunk of the car. Witnesses say the man was still

“bound and panicking”

when he was out of the trunk hollering that he’s been


and needed help. Raegan McKibbon, also a resident in the neighborhood, said she witnessed two men fleeing from the scene after the crash.

Neighbors waited until authorities arrived. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center, The Seattle Police Department reported. The man reportedly told officers that he was attacked by a group of people who tied him up and stuffed him into the trunk of his car.

No suspects have been found, police revealed. 


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