Police: Teenager to be taken to hospital

Sam Woodhead will be taken to Longreach Base Hospital for a medical assessment, Queensland Police said.

The teenager's sister wrote on Facebook: "We have been told that they have found Sam!! We have no information on his condition or where he was found yet, so keep your fingers crossed."

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Brit backpacker 'very fortunate'

British backpacker Sam Woodhead, 18, who was missing in the Australian Outback for more than three days said he felt "very fortunate" to be alive.