VIDEO: Hiker rescued after plummeting 20 feet at LA park

ByTim Rearden KABC logo
Sunday, November 15, 2015
VIDEO: Hiker rescued after plummeting 20 feet at LA park
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Crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department rescue a 23-year-old man who fell 20 feet at Stoney Park on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.

CHATSWORTH, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A hiker was rescued by helicopter after falling 20 feet in a Los Angeles park on Saturday.

The Los Angeles Fire Department said it responded to a call at Stoney Point in the Chatsworth area at about 2 p.m.

Officials said a man hiking fell and became trapped between boulders.

Ground crews helped the 23-year-old man with injuries and pain suffered from the fall until the helicopter arrived.

The man was hoisted and flown to the hospital in serious condition.

Fire officials described the terrain as rugged.