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Man Airlifted to Hospital After Falling on Black's Beach Cliffs

The 35-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital.

A 35-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital to be treated for a leg injury he sustained in an approximately 40-50 foot fall on the cliffs above , according to city lifeguards and fire personnel.

The man fell after he had hiked down onto the cliffs about 10:10 a.m. Saturday, according to lifeguard and fire officials.

Lifeguards who climbed up to the man's location and a paramedic who was lowered down from the helicopter treated the man. He was hoisted off the cliffs and taken to a hospital, said Lt. John Everhart of the San Diego Lifeguard Service.

-City News Service

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