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: 'Can't Let Fear Stop Me': Cruise Ship Passenger Plans Travel As State Reopens
El Dorado County Fire personnel then loaded up the hiker onto the aircraft and they were lifted out.READ MORE: City Hall Hire Skyler Henry Prompts Unusual Promise Of No Threat To Colleagues Safety
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: $150 Million Question: How Should Sacramento County Spend Federal Relief Money?
The rescue was caught on camera by helicopter H20 (watch the video above).