Injured Paraglider Above Mission Canyon
By edhat staff
Santa Barbara County firefighters are responding to an injured paraglider near Gibraltar Rock on Friday afternoon.
At 1:25 p.m., the paraglider victim himself called emergency dispatch on his cell phone to report his location and an injury to his back.
County firefighters, a helicopter with county paramedics, a Santa Barbara City firetruck, and ground ambulance responded to the scene on Gibraltar Road.
Crews are currently making access to the patient and plan to use a hoist with the helicopter where the patient will be transported to the hospital.
This is a developing story.