EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – A woman injured in a remote area of El Dorado County was rescued by a California Highway Patrol helicopter, authorities say.
The incident happened Monday evening. According to CHP’s Valley Division Air Operations, the person was near the south fork of the American River.READ MORE: Newsom: Some State Workers Will Not Return To Downtown Sacramento Offices
A Cal Fire crew was able to hike down a steep hillside and give her some first aid, but the woman had suffered a “significant” ankle injury. So, CHP helicopter H-20 was called to the scene and hoisted her up.READ MORE: Sacramento Authorities Hope Recent Illegal Fireworks Arrest Shows Department Means Business With Crackdown
She later transferred to an ambulance waiting on the hillside.
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