Cold weather could have saved Swedish man trapped in snow-covered car for two months
A Swede pulled from a snowed-in car claiming he had not eaten for two months had lived in the vehicle since mid-2011, media reported, as experts said the “miraculous survival” was theoretically possible.
The emaciated 44-year-old man, whose name has not been disclosed, was pulled from a totally snow-covered car parked deep in the woods near the northern Swedish town of Umeaa last Friday.
He claimed he had not had access to food since December 19 and had survived on snow, according to local police. (Photos: Rolf Hojer/Scanpix/Reuters)