Man Rescued after Fall near Gold Camp Road


A high angle rescue crew was called to Gold Camp Rd. on the west side of Colorado Springs Friday night after a man fell about 50 feet.

The 41-year-old man was brought up the rugged hill on a stretcher. Police said Sunday the man may have suffered a broken leg.

Police are investigating, but say they don't know what the man was doing in the area, or if he was with a group. If it turns out he was climbing in a prohibited area, he could be ticketed.

The fall happened at approximately 9:40 p.m. Friday on the 1600 block of Gold Camp Road. Firefighters cleared the scene around 11:40 p.m.

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