May 12, 2022

Police are co-ordinating a search and rescue operation for a man reported missing at an Imbil campsite on Thursday morning.

The 36-year-old man was last seen about 11:30pm on Wednesday night chasing his dog away from the Yabba Creek Road campsite.

He was reported missing about 10:00am on Thursday after he failed to return or make contact with anyone.

The campsite is currently isolated from foot and road access due to several flooded river crossings.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Helicopter has been called in to conduct an aerial search and swift water rescue crews have been assembled to gain safe access to the search area.

Police are urging any residents in the area to check their properties.

The man is described as about 170cm tall with a proportionate build with brown hair and beard.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact police.

Earlier,  a woman aged in her 50s was assessed by paramedics after she was rescued from a vehicle which had become submerged in floodwaters on Imbil Island Road at 8:12pm on Wednesday.

The woman was uninjured and did not require transport to hospital.

Multiple vehicles were also caught in floodwaters on Beachmere Road near Caboolture late on Wednesday night.

UPDATE: The 36-year-old man reported missing from Imbil on Thursday morning has been located safe and well.


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