Paradise hiker rescued after fall

Aug 16, 2015 2:45 AM by Debbie Cobb

Butte County Search and Rescue was called out to some hiking trails in Paradise this afternoon after a young man fell down a hill.

The hiker was on the trails in back of the Feather River Hospital, near the flumes. The incident happened about 3pm. The unidentified hiker, believed to be in his 20's, suffered a broken leg and ribs.

Butte County firefighters were able to stabilize the victim and Butte County Search and Rescue sent in its helicopter to airlift him out. The area is known for hikers falling and needing assistance.


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