WACO, Texas – A woman is in the hospital after falling down a cliff in Cameron Park.
The Waco Fire Department responded to the park for a technical rescue on Tuesday afternoon. The department posted on social media that an injured person was being removed by boat out of the park in the Lover’s Leap area.
A park ranger tells FOX44 they received a call at 4:10 p.m. regarding a woman who traveled beyond some fences labeled with “danger” signs. The woman fell down the side of the cliff.
Fire Department rescue personnel reported finding the patient had fallen about sixty feet and had been trapped in a tree.
The female patient was placed on a backboard and passed hand over hand by fire, ambulance and police personnel to the bottom of the trail where she was loaded onto a fire department Zodiac boat and carried to a location in Brazos Park East where she could be placed in an ambulance and transported to a local hospital.
Rescuers said she appeared to have several lacerations and scrapes but no severe pain.
It has been reported the woman was responsive and has been transferred to a nearby hospital.
Source: Waco Fire Department