EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – California Highway Patrol officers rescued a man who found himself stranded in a ravine overnight after crashing his dirt bike.

Investigators say the 42-year-old Placerville man was camping in El Dorado County with his family when he left for a dirt bike ride on Saturday afternoon and did not return.

His family located him early yesterday morning down a 30-foot ravine.

He sustained serious injuries and was flown to Sutter Roseville Medical Center for treatment.

The man’s rescue was captured on camera by a CHP helicopter.


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