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Southern California skydiver rescued from power lines

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Posted at 8:14 PM, May 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-26 23:14:16-04

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California skydiver suffered minor injuries when his parachute became tangled in power lines.

Cal Fire/Riverside County says the mishap Tuesday in Lake Elsinore left the man dangling about 30 feet above the ground.

A Southern California Edison crew was called in to help with the rescue and remove the parachute from the lines. The skydiver was taken to a hospital for treatment of lower extremities injuries.