FOUND: The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter was involved in the search for a missing 84-year-old man.
FOUND: The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter was involved in the search for a missing 84-year-old man. Contributed

84-year-old found suffering fractures, hypothermia

A MISSING 84-year-old man was found in the Myrtle Creek area this morning after spending the night exposed to the elements.

After a coordinated air and ground search, which included the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter, the male was located around 7.15am beside his quad bike after he was reported missing yesterday.

A media spokesperson from the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter said the man suffered bruising, possible fractures and hypothermia and was flown to Lismore Base Hospital for further treatment.

Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter responded to reports of a missing 84-year-old old man in the Myrtle Creek area. He was found beside his quad bike suffering bruising, possible fractures and hypothermia.
Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter responded to reports of a missing 84-year-old old man in the Myrtle Creek area. He was found beside his quad bike suffering bruising, possible fractures and hypothermia.

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