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."


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.