LAFD perform multiple rescues in Brentwood/Palisades area
By Sam Catanzaro
A mountain biker sustained serious injuries recently after a fall in the Mandeville Canyon area.
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), the biker fell on Saturday around 11:06 a.m. The victim, a 45-year-old man, sustained a fall and had serious injuries, the LAFD noted. Due to location and patient condition, LAFD Air Ops carried out a hoist rescue and air ambulance transport to a local hospital.
On Monday, the LAFD Air Ops conducted another hoist operation nearby in Pacific Palisades. According to the LAFD, on Monday around 2:18 p.m. a 27-year-old sustained a non-life threatening leg injury hiking on Los Liones trailhead and was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment.
There are no further details about either of these incidents.