GROTTOES, Va. (WHSV) – A trip turned nightmare has a Grottoes household asking for assist after a Fourth of July day journey to go to household left them stranded in Pennsylvania when their automobile broke down.
The household says their automobile broke down round 2:30 a.m. on Sunday when its serpentine belt broke and wrapped round its entrance axle. The household doesn’t have towing insurance coverage so that they needed to name state police to tow their automobile off the highway and put them in a motel. The automobile is now in an impound lot which is closed till Tuesday.
The household says it has been a scary expertise. “I’ve by no means felt extra weak proper now in my life than I do proper now, being caught someplace that I’ve by no means been and it’s been arduous,” mentioned Kelly, one of many relations. “We’re a household of 4 and it’s form of arduous to clarify to your youngsters you can’t simply go dwelling.’
The household says folks within the space have offered them with meals and clothes which they’re grateful for. They’re now asking for assist as they don’t have the funds for to get their automobile out of the impound lot and repaired, saying they rely upon the automobile to make their earnings.
The household is hoping to lift sufficient cash to get their automobile mounted and return dwelling, you may get in contact with them to search out out how one can assist here.
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