SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers in California have found a 75-year-old hiker who went missing in the same snow-covered mountain where actor Julian Sands went missing. .
NBC LA captured images of North Hollywood’s Jin Chong being loaded into an ambulance on Tuesday afternoon.According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, he suffered a leg injury and weather-related injuries, but was able to walk with help and was taken to hospital. did not
The Sheriff’s Department launched a search after Chung did not return from a hike on 10,064-foot (3,068-meter) Baldy Mountain on Sunday.
Authorities said he carpooled with two others to the mountain and planned to meet them at 2 p.m. by car, but he did not return.
Rescue teams continued to search for Sands on Mount Baldi over the weekend, but were unsuccessful, according to the sheriff’s office.
“During the search, helicopters and drones continued to use infrared equipment, but neither showed any signs of Sands,” the ministry said in a statement.
Sands, 65, was reported missing on January 13 while hiking. Search and rescue teams began searching for him at the highest peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, about 40 miles (64 km) northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
“No evidence has been found to indicate his current location. The search will continue weather and ground conditions permitting,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
Storms have blanketed the mountains with heavy snow and ice, and searches have been hampered by severe weather threats such as avalanches and high winds.
Officials describe the mountain conditions as extremely dangerous. In recent weeks he has killed two hikers. One of them had him fall at least 500 feet (152 meters) from an ice slope.
Sands starred opposite Helena Bonham Carter in the 1985 James Ivory-directed British romance film A Room with a View.
He also had major roles in 1989’s ‘Warlock’, 1990’s ‘Arachnophobia’, 1991’s ‘Naked Ranch’, 1993’s ‘Boxing Helena’ and 1995’s ‘Leaving Las Vegas’. rice field.
Sands has worked consistently over the decades since in small roles in film and television.
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