PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A hiker who fell near the Lake Clementine dam was rescued by a California Highway Patrol helicopter on Sunday.
The incident happened Sunday afternoon. Exactly what led up to the hiker being hurt is unclear, but CHP says the person suffered a long fall.READ MORE: Federal Agencies Raid Roseville Home Of Former Sacramento Sheriff's Employee
As seen in the video taken by CHP Valley Division Air Operations, the person ended up on a rocky part down from the popular outlook area where hikers often take in a view of the Lake Clementine dam.
Due to the rocky terrain, a paramedic was lowered down from helicopter H-20 and the injured hiker was hoisted up.READ MORE: Study: There Was No 'Mass Exodus' From California In 2020
The hiker was then transferred to an ambulance and was taken to the hospital.
CHP has not commented on the hiker’s current condition.MORE NEWS: Sheriff: Stockton Arson Suspect Allegedly Swung Improvised Weapon At Deputy During Chase
Watch video of the rescue from the point-of-view of the medic above.