[UPDATE 8:32 p.m.] Coast Guard Lifts Injured Patient From Beach Near Trinidad
We’ve contacted the Coast Guard and they were busy with the rescue and unable to respond at this point.
UPDATE 8:32 p.m.: Press release from the US Coast Guard:
The Coast Guard rescued a 30-year-old woman near Houda Point Beach near Trinidad, Wednesday.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 2 p.m., requesting assistance to rescue a woman who had reportedly fallen from a cliff and became injured.
Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders dispatched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew to the scene.
The helicopter crew arrived on scene at approximately 2:30 p.m., hoisted the woman and transferred her to St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka.
Her condition is unknown.