Rescue personnel have just airlifted a man who allegedly fell and hit his head near the First Falls area of Eaton Canyon.
The rescue operation began sometime after 12:30 p.m., according to authorities at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. How the man injured his head was not immediately known.
According to scanner reports, the hiker may have been with other people at the time of the injury, officials stated there was a group of people near the victim. Fire fighters hiked in and reached the patient to evaluate his injuries.
By about 1:20 p.m., a rescue helicopter arrived to lift the patient out.
By 1:45 p.m. the patient was successfully transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital, according to deputies on scene.
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