LAPD NEWS RELEASE
On Monday July 17 at approximately 6:33 p.m., Los Alamos Police, Los Alamos Fire Department, and Classic Air Medical staff responded to Overlook Park in reference to a female juvenile falling from a cliff ledge at the Overlook Point.
First responders extracted the female juvenile after several hours in a treacherous location.
The juvenile was air-flighted to Albuquerque for treatment.
“I want to personally thank the first responders who responded to this event. LAPD officers who entered the canyon to assist, LAFD high angle rescue displayed amazing teamwork and professionalism to extract the juvenile exercising the utmost care, and Classic Air personnel who landed their helicopter as close to the scene as possible to expedite the patient. Our prayers are with the family, asking for a full recovery of their loved one,” said LAPD Deputy Chief Oliver Morris.