MILLERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky womanstopped for gas while driving through Tennessee and noticed her trunk wasn’tclosed all the way. Millersville, Tennessee, police tell reporters that’s whenthe driver inspected the trunk and found a stranger inside of it.
A police statement says the driver told the stowaway she was calling police, and the hidden woman leapt out of the trunk and fled on foot. The driver told authorities that the stowaway appeared to have been injured.
She was found early Tuesday. Authorities determined she hadvoluntarily crawled into the unsuspecting driver’s trunk. Bowling Green,Kentucky, police spokesman Ronnie Ward says detectives learned the woman hadbeen injured while running through some woods, though it’s unclear where.Authorities say she’s a possible victim of assault and kidnapping in Kentucky.