11-year-old girl falls 70 feet off Utah hiking trail

News

UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) — An 11-year-old girl fell 70 feet at Stewart Falls, located above Sundance Resort Sunday, sustaining serious head injuries.

According to Sgt. Spencer Cannon with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, the 11-year-old girl was carried out and flown to Primary Children’s Hospital and is considered to be in critical condition.

The child fell down from the top of Stweart Falls getting serious lacerarins and was reported to be going in and out of conciousnesse, Sgt.Cannon added.

North Fork Fire Department and Intermountain Life Light assisted the Utah County Sheriff’s Office and Utah County Sheriff Search and Rescue during the rescue.

Click here to download the ABC4 Utah News app for the first alerts on your phone. Sign up for the ABC4 Utah breaking news and daily newsletters.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.