Quantcast

Woman sent to the hospital after helicopter rescue on Bishop Pea - KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Area News

Woman sent to the hospital after helicopter rescue on Bishop Peak

Posted: Updated:
Credit: San Luis Obispo Fire Chief Neal Berryman Credit: San Luis Obispo Fire Chief Neal Berryman

A 59-year-old woman was sent to the hospital this afternoon after a helicopter rescue on Bishop Peak.

San Luis Obispo City Fire Battalion Chief Neal Berryman says the call came in around 4 p.m. for someone who became light-headed while hiking.

When crews arrived, they found that while the woman was being assisted up some rocks, she accidentally dislocated her shoulder. 

It took about 30 minutes for medics to reach her and from there, a helicopter then flew the hiker back down the mountain. 

The rescue was a collaborative effort between San Luis Obispo Fire. CAL FIRE and CHP.

Fire managers say gusty winds made the rescue efforts more difficult.

Top Trending Videos

WEATHER
Doppler Radar
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • More than 3 dozen snakes seized from Arroyo Grande storage facility

    More than 3 dozen snakes seized from Arroyo Grande storage facility

    Thursday, May 25 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-05-26 00:38:30 GMT
    Animal Services Manager Dr. Eric Anderson holds one of the pythons seized from a storage facility. (KSBY photo)Animal Services Manager Dr. Eric Anderson holds one of the pythons seized from a storage facility. (KSBY photo)

    Officers with San Luis Obispo County Animal Services found 42 ball pythons at a self-storage facility in Arroyo Grande Wednesday evening after responding to a report of abandoned animals.

    Officers with San Luis Obispo County Animal Services found 42 ball pythons at a self-storage facility in Arroyo Grande Wednesday evening after responding to a report of abandoned animals.

  • 2 injured in head-on crash on Highway 154

    2 injured in head-on crash on Highway 154

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:46 AM EDT2017-05-25 15:46:02 GMT
    Fire officials say the driver of the car had to be extricated and suffered major injuries. (Photo: SB Co. Fire)Fire officials say the driver of the car had to be extricated and suffered major injuries. (Photo: SB Co. Fire)

    Two people were reportedly injured in a head-on crash Thursday morning on Highway 154 near Santa Barbara. 

    Two people were reportedly injured in a head-on crash Thursday morning on Highway 154 near Santa Barbara. 

  • House burned in rural Paso Robles is a total loss

    House burned in rural Paso Robles is a total loss

    Thursday, May 25 2017 1:43 AM EDT2017-05-25 05:43:22 GMT
    Courtesy: Cherise Franke NerelliCourtesy: Cherise Franke Nerelli

    CAL FIRE SLO is on the scene of a fire that destroyed a home off of Nacimiento Lake Drive and injured one person.

    CAL FIRE SLO is on the scene of a fire that destroyed a home off of Nacimiento Lake Drive and injured one person.

Powered by Frankly

© KSBY.com 2017, KSBY.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?