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Paraglider rescued, hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries

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Posted at 1:28 PM, Feb 01, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-01 21:57:39-05

A 42-year-old man was rescued by Santa Barbara County Fire officials after paragliding and crash landing off Gibraltar Road.

Officials say he suffered leg and chest non-life-threatening injuries and was flown by helicopter to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

This incident occurred just before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.