[UPDATE 8:32 p.m.] Coast Guard Lifts Injured Patient From Beach Near Trinidad

Coast Guard getting ready to lift patient.

Coast Guard helicopter getting ready to lift the patient from the beach near Camel Rock by Trinidad. [Photo provided by reader]

Today, around 2:30 p.m., the Coast Guard helicopter lifted a patient from Trinidad. According to the photographer who provided the photos, the report was that the person had fallen from a rock but that has yet to be confirmed.

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.



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