Elderly Auckland man found down Whanganui bank

  • 19/07/2017
Elderly Auckland man found near Whanganui.
Elderly Auckland man found near Whanganui.

An elderly man who failed to arrive in Taupo as planned on Tuesday evening has been found down a bank near Whanganui.

The 94-year-old was reported missing on Tuesday night after he left his Hillsborough home in Auckland in his car, but failed to arrive in Taupo.

Police said his Holden Vectra was discovered down a bank in Fordell, near Whanganui, just before 8am on Wednesday.

He was taken to Whanganui Hospital with minor injuries.

NZN