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: Quail Fire In Vacaville Now 75% Contained
El Dorado County Fire personnel then loaded up the hiker onto the aircraft and they were lifted out.READ MORE: Fatal Traffic Collision In Modesto Closes East Briggsmore Ave
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: Red Flag Warnings Issued For Sacramento Region
The rescue was caught on camera by helicopter H20 (watch the video above).