Connor Wilson found with broken leg

Lucky to survive the night

Connor Wilson found with broken leg

Teenager Connor Wilson who went missing on Tuesday from his Tantanoola home was lucky to survive the night.

Authorities have said, Connor crawled around 700 metres with a leg injury after he crashed his motorcycle, laying injured in dense forest where it dropped to around 9 degrees on Tuesday night.

After a wide scale search yesterday involving local volunteers, a plane and helicopter, he was found around 10.40am yesterday morning.

He was taken to the Mount Gambier hospital for treatment. Police say it’s fortunate he wasn't more seriously injured.