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Man rescued after a fall in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Posted at 4:15 PM, Nov 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-13 23:49:14-05

BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – A search and rescue was underway for an individual who fell 20-30 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon Monday afternoon.

The Unified Police Department stated that a 44-year-old male fell near Twin Peaks. Crews were working to assist the victim, and a helicopter was called to respond to the incident.

The man was reported to be in critical condition, with a fractured arm and head injuries.

The circumstances involving the fall were unknown.