KERN COUNTY, California (WJW) – Firefighters successfully saved an injured driver who had been trapped at the bottom of a ravine for several days.
A caller reported a vehicle accident on Saturday morning, September 2 in Kern County, California.
When firefighters made it to the area, they saw a man at the base of a 100-foot cliff.
He had been there since Tuesday, August 29 and was too injured to move.
Firefighters constructed a rope rescue system. 4 firefighters lowered into the ravine and secured the patient in a basket to be pulled up to the top of the ravine.
The patient was airlifted to the hospital. There’s no information on his condition or what caused the crash.
Nearly 2 dozen fire and rescue crew members were on the scene to bring the man to safety.