NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Two helicopters were used to move an injured man Sunday afternoon after he fell in the Niagara Glen along the Niagara River near an area known as Pebble Beach, Niagara Parks Police reported.
The man, identified as a 23-year-old from St. Catharines, Ont., was placed in a litter by rescuers and lifted by Niagara Helicopters from Pebble Beach to the Niagara Parkway, where he was transferred to a waiting Ornge Air Ambulance. He was flown to Hamilton General Hospital, where he was reported in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. Police said he had been hiking off the marked trails about 3:15 p.m., lost his footing and fell about 15 feet.