A missing Tobique First Nation man was found Saturday morning and has been taken to hospital.

Andrew Nicholas, 82, was reported missing after he didn't return home on Thursday after leaving to attend a wake in Knowlesville, N.B., which is about 65 kilometres away.

Cpl. Jayson Hansen of the RCMP said Nicholas was found alive on a road in the Knowlesville area that isn't maintained.

Barry Nicholas said his brother was found in Glassville and taken to the hospital in Waterville. Glassville is about 10 kilometres from Knowlesville.

Earlier Saturday, 16 people in eight vehicles were searching the side roads between the Tobique First Nation and Knowlesville trying to spot the vehicle Nicholas was driving, said Tobique First Nation fire Chief Jason Moulton.