BASS LAKE – After 12 hours of searching, crews have located Sergio Valdovinos, who had been unaccounted for since Friday evening, and the Madera County Sheriff’s Office is happy to report that he is okay.
Madera County Search & Rescue and Madera County Sheriff’s deputies had been searching for 29-year-old Sergio Manuel Valdovinos in the Bass Lake area.
The vehicle Valdovinos was driving, a 2001 silver Infiniti, was located on Beasore Road, north of Road 274 on Friday evening. The vehicle had been involved in an accident and was located about 25 feet off the road in a mountainous area, some 6-8 miles north of Bass Lake.
Emergency responders located Valdovinos at about 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 6.
The man was not wanted for any crime, he was being sought after his abandoned car was discovered and his whereabouts and welfare were unknown.
No further details are available at this time; we will update as we learn more from the Sheriff’s Office.