9.16.2021 Little Bear Stranded Motorist

On September 16, 2021 at 5:04pm, Gallatin County 911 received a report from an individual whose side-by-side broke down near Big Bear Lake in Little Bear Canyon.

Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue responded by Forest Service road and located the driver.  Upon locating, responders learned that the vehicle’s steering became disabled, and the driver crashed into a tree.  The driver was uninjured.  Search and Rescue safely transported the driver out of the Canyon and back to their home.

Sheriff Springer would like to remind all motor sport recreationalists to always wear safety gear, and carry plenty of food, water, a map, and extra clothing in the likely event of unexpected weather changes.

Photos courtesy of Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office.