Man missing in Townsville after horse fall

Desperate search for missing rider, 62, who fell off his horse as he tried to cross a fast-flowing river

  • Man led horses by the river on a private terrain in Townsville
  • He was riding a horse when he fell into the water on Monday around 2 p.m.
  • Emergency services were called on the spot and continued to scour the area

A man was reported missing in Northern Queensland after falling off his horse in the Burdekin River.

The 62-year-old man led horses down the river on a private site in Ravenswood, southwest of Townsville, around 2 p.m. on Monday when he fell into the water and disappeared.

Emergency services explored the area.


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