2 Victims, 1 Fatality

 Fell at Big Falls  


 Sunday, July 24, 2022, San Bernardino County Fire Department requested the assistance of San Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation Air Rescue Team in reference to two fall victims in Big Falls area.  It was reported both the male and female victim had fallen approximately 20 feet from the middle to the lower falls. 

The helicopter, San Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation - Air Rescue AR-307 responded to the area and located the two victims in the lower falls. The female victim was performing CPR on the male victim. 

 The San Bernardino County Fire responders arrived on scene to find the injured male victim and was pronounced deceased.  An Air Medic and a Rescue Deputy were hoisted down to the scene to make contact with the patient.

The female victim was hoisted up to the helicopter and flown to awaiting medical/ground personnel, then transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center by American Medical Response crew for medical care to her injuries sustained in the fall.  Also, the male victim was hoisted out of Big Falls and was flown for assistance by San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner. 

The Emergency Operations Division/Aviation - Air Rescue 307 Crew Unit re: Pilot Deputy Doug Brimmer, Crew Chief Corporal Chris Mejia, Air Medic Reserve Deputy Gordon Yee, Air Medic Jeremy Hernandez.   


San Bernardino County Sheriff

Aviation Air Rescue Team prepares for the next rescue


SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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