Forest Falls, CA: 12 years old girl and a family member rescue after falling near waterfall.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, on Friday, September 26th, 2015, 12 years old Brenda Rodriguez was hiking with family in Forest Falls, California.
Brenda Rodriguez was climbing a waterfall when a family member fell.
Brenda Rodriguez attempted to help her family member and also fell to the rocks below.
San Bernardino County Fire Department personnel and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Air Rescue 06 responded.
Medical personnel hiked to Brenda Rodriguez and found she was suffering from injuries caused during the fall.
They requested a hoist rescue of Brenda Rodriguez due to her injuries.
Air Rescue 06 arrived and performed a hoist rescue.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Air Medics were hoisted down to Brenda Rodriguez and she was placed into a litter and hoisted into the helicopter.
She was flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
** Picture from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. **