19 Jul 2017

Elderly driver found injured, car down bank

11:29 am on 19 July 2017

A 94-year-old driver reported missing yesterday has been found with minor injuries, police say.

Police outside a property in Taharoa

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police were concerned for the man, who had planned to travel between Auckland and Taupō yesterday but never arrived.

The man left in the morning and a relative reported the matter to police yesterday evening.

They say his car was found down a bank in Fordell near Whanganui.

The man was taken to Whanganui Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.