Watch: Woman lost in forest survives on alcohol and lollipops for five days, rescued

Victoria Police shared a video of the moment she was found.

An Australian woman who went missing in the wilderness for five days managed to survive on alcohol and lollipops informed of. According to the outlet, Lillian, 48, got lost while on a day trip in the High Country in Victoria, Australia. Luckily, he had kept some snacks and a bottle of wine in his vehicle.

Five days later, he was found by emergency services during a search of mountainous terrain, after his car was spotted at the end of a dirt road in Mitta Mitta bushland. Victoria Police shared a video of the moment she was found.

Sharing the video, he wrote, ‘Look at the moment when the Air Wing traced a woman who had been missing for five days in dense bushes. Yesterday afternoon, the Air Wing was clearing a mountainous area when they spotted Lillian’s car at the end of a dirt road in Mitta Mitta Bushland.

Watch the video here:

The incident took place on 30 April when it hit a dead-end close to the Yankee Point track. When she realized she had taken a wrong turn, she attempted to turn her car around, but got stuck in the mud. She could not call anyone as there was no mobile reception in the area. What’s more, she was unable to walk for help due to health issues. Ultimately he was forced to stay in the remote bush with his car.

After her family reported her missing, police deployed a helicopter to lead the search. Officers said Lillian was ‘extremely relieved’ to see the police.

Sergeant Martin Torpe of the local police authority said, “The only liquid Lillian, who did not drink, had was a bottle of wine she had bought as a gift for her mother to get her through. She was only Was planning a short day trip so had only taken some snacks and lollipops with her but no water. She used a lot of common sense to stay with her car and not wander off into the bushes, allowing the police to find her. I got help.

Lillian is taken to the hospital to be treated for dehydration where she is under observation.

The video of his rescue has gone viral on social media. One user wrote, “Wow! Been on some land searches! You can’t describe the feeling of finding someone and returning them to your loved one. Congratulations to Vic police and the investigative team.” Another commented, “An emotional video to watch, what a great job you all have done.”

A third said, “Oh how nice to see such good news.” I wish I would have hugged the police officers. Glad Lillian is now in safe hands.