Emergency services work to pull ute of missing man from Gold Coast creek

Emergency services work to pull ute of missing man from Gold Coast creek

24th March 2021 Off By adpublisher

Police and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services staff were working to pull the overturned ute of a missing Gold Coast man from the swollen Canungra Creek on Wednesday afternoon.

Water police and QFES swift water rescue were at the scene trying to pull the vehicle from the water.

An emergency rescue team works to remove a ute from fast-moving floodwater in Canungra, amid the search for a missing man.Credit:Nine News

The region was battered by heavy rainfall that caused flooding over recent days.

A QFES spokesman said five crews arrived about 1pm, with three crews at the vehicle’s location and two further downstream.

David Hornman, 38, went missing amid wild weather in the Scenic Rim.

David Hornman, 38, went missing amid wild weather in the Scenic Rim.

On Tuesday police released an image of David Hornman, 38, from Canungra, who was last seen leaving a home on Lamington National Park Road about 6am on Monday and had not contacted family since.

It was believed he had been travelling in a white 2013 Isuzu D-Max, Queensland registration 510 WUB.

Mr Hornman was described as Caucasian, about 190 centimetres tall, of medium build with greying hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing business attire.