EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — A hiker had to be airlifted out near Cascade Falls on Wednesday after a fall that left them with moderate injuries.
According to California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division Air Operations, helicopter H20 responded to the scene and was able to land on a trail near the hiker.READ MORE: Hamilton Fans Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off In Sacramento Convention Center
El Dorado County Fire personnel then loaded up the hiker onto the aircraft and they were lifted out.READ MORE: Missing Marysville Teen Carmen Miller May Be Victim Of Sex Trafficking, Police Say
The hiker was then dropped off at Taylor Creek Snow Park. Medics then took the hiker to a hospital from there.
Exactly what led up to the hiker falling is unclear.MORE NEWS: Proposed Campground Expansion At Auburn State Recreation Area Draws Concern Over Wildfire Risk
The rescue was caught on camera by helicopter H20 (watch the video above).