A backpacker lost in the Australian outback for three days has spoken of his survival in temperatures reaching more than forty degrees. Former Brighton College head boy Sam Woodhead failed to return to a cattle station in Queensland on Tuesday.
His mother Claire Derry said he was 'within hours of death' when a rescue helicopter spotted his shorts, which the eighteen year old had put on top of an SOS signal. Here Sam speaks for the first time about his ordeal.
A former head boy at Brighton College who went missing in the Australian outback for three days, has been reunited with his mother. Sam Woodhead survived by drinking contact lens solution. Today Claire Derry spoke of her relief after seeing her son again. Toby Sadler reports.
The mother of a Sussex student lost in the Australian outback for more than three days has spoken of her relief after he was found alive. Claire Derry spoke after former Brighton College student Samuel Woodhead survived by drinking contact lens solution and his own urine.
They've been waiting desperately for news. But this morning, a family's prayers were answered. Eighteen--year-old Sam Woodhead, who was missing in the Australian outback for more than three days, has been found alive. Charlotte Wilkins reports.
ITV News speaks to mother of backpacker found after three days missing
The mother of a backpacker from Richmond, who's been missing in the Australian Outback for more than three days, has spoken of her relief after he found safe and well.
Eighteen year old Samuel Woodhead was reported missing in Queensland on Tuesday after he never returned from a jog. ITV News' Hannah Emerson-Thomas was the first to speak to his mother Claire, as she touched down in Australia to see him.
A backpacker from Sussex who's been missing in the Australian outback since Tuesday, has been found. Former Brighton college student Sam Woodhead, who's 18, was reported missing from a cattle station in Queensland. But he's been found alive, and just a little sunburnt.