Mono ATV rider hurt in fall off cliff
June 5, 2013
An all-terrain vehicle rider received several broken bones and other injuries after he went over a cliff near Walker on Saturday afternoon.
When rescuers arrived at 4:45 p.m. they found the ATV had travelled down a slope and come to rest in a large rock formation at the bottom of a ravine near the intersection of Camp Antelope and Bircham Flats roads in Walker.
According to the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, the victim was carried out by fire and medical personnel. He was then transported by ATV to a location where he could be loaded onto a Care Flight helicopter, where he was flown to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.
Mono County Sheriff’s deputies, Antelope Valley Fire Department, Mountain Warfare Training Center Fire Department and Mono County paramedics responded to the scene