SPRINGVILLE, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team are near Springville after a woman fell down a ravine Saturday afternoon.
Authorities say the search and rescue team were called to the near area Highway 190 and Wishon Camp for a 20-year-old woman who fell down just after 3:00 p.m.
Rescue crews arrived on the scene and made their way down, cutting through thick brush to make a to the woman. Lemoore NAS was also called to assist, but the woman was located before they arrived.
Authorities say that due to the steep terrain it took rescue crews some time to bring the patient up to the roadway, where she was transported by an air ambulance to the hospital.