(KTXL) — The California Highway Patrol assisted CAL FIRE and Placer County Fire with rescuing a 27-year-old woman who had fallen off a trail near the North Fork of the American River.
According to a Facebook post from the California Highway Patrol – Valley Division Air Operations, the woman had fallen off an approximately 50-foot cliff. “The crew of H-24 inserted Rescue 180 crews, Placer County SAR Mountain Rescue Team members and a Helicopter Rescue Technician from Nevada County Fire for the difficult extrication.”
The victim was hoisted and then taken to CalStar for further transport to a local hospital.
According to the post, the victim suffered two broken legs and multi-system trauma.