A woman has survived after spending almost a week in the car, buried under the snow

In Northern California after nearly a week of searching , rescuers found the woman discovered in a car buried in the snow.

As reported by the California Highway Patrol, Paulo, Beth, James, 68-year-old resident of Oroville (California), suffering from dementia, was last seen on 9 January.

Authorities said that James «could be driving a silver Toyota 4Runner 2018 release,» adding that because of her health condition, she «may become disorientated.»

Paulo found shortly before noon on Wednesday,January 15, when a helicopter crew flying over mountainous, wooded area, spotted the car, «buried in snow». The helicopter landed, and two employees of the Sheriff’s office was able to dig out the SUV, which found Paulo James alive.

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According to preliminary information, the woman was taken to hospital but her life is not in danger. Other details about what happened with Paula, yet.

«This is great news, and that is what we had hoped, especially considering that the meteorologists in the near future promised bad weather,» said press Secretary County Sheriff’s Beat Megan Mcmann.

The area of Butte Meadows, where they found the car Paula, is a rural community a little more than 30 miles northeast of Chico.

As described in the County Sheriff’s office, while searching for the missing detectives received a Bank statement showing that Paula James has not used the card since he went missing. On hearing this, the detectives focused on the area where it was last recorded signal mobile women.