Police: Missing elderly man found in ditch, taken to hospital

Police: Missing elderly man found in ditch, taken to hospital
Goose Creek Police say a 91-year-old man reported missing Thursday was found in a ditch. (Source: Raycom)

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - Goose Creek police say an elderly man suffering from dementia who had been reported missing has been found.

The 91-year-old was found lying in a ditch covered with brush along Hwy. 52, Goose Creek Police Capt. Shawn Laffey said. EMS took him to an area hospital for treatment, but Laffey said the severity of any possible injuries was not immediately known.

The man had last been seen wandering around the area of the Captain D’s on US Highway 52 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night, police said.

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