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Man Found After Ourimbah Search

Fell into ditch.

Man Found After Ourimbah Search

An elderly man's been found after 2 days and nights missing in Ourimbah.

The 82-year-old was winched to safety this morning (Tuesday April 10), after falling into a ditch near Bangalow Creek Lane.

The SES says he was conscious, but dehydrated after spending almost 48 hours out in the open.

He's been taken to Hospital as a precaution.

Police are thanking the community and media for their assistance.


THIS MORNING: The search is up and running again this morning for an elderly man missing at Ourimbah.

The 82-year-old got off at the suburb's train station overnight, and authorities have managed to track his phone to Sohier Park.

Efforts including a flyover by the Westpac Rescue Chopper were unsuccessful in tracking him down overnight

Police and SES are still scouring the area around the park this morning.