UPDATE: Teen rescued after 50-foot fall at Rainbow Falls
UPDATE: A teen was successfully rescued Sunday by helicopter after a 50-foot fall at a popular outdoor spot.
The girl was rescued from a difficult position and needed medical care, according to rescue crews. First responders from 11 emergency response agencies worked to make the rescue successful.
The patient, a minor, was airlifted by Tennessee Highway Patrol Helicopter to Erlanger Medical Trauma Center for examination and treatment. The victim was said to be alert and responsive when transported.
PREVIOUS STORY: Emergency crews are working to rescue a 15-year-old girl who fell at Rainbow Falls.
The girl fell around 50 feet. Amy Maxwell with Hamilton County Emergency Services told Channel 3 the girl is alive and conscious.
The extent of her injuries is unknown at this time.
Stay with Channel 3 for updates on this developing story.