ALTADENA (CBSLA.com) — A 19-year-old woman’s fall down a rocky mountainside in Eaton Canyon was caught on tape.
The woman was hiking with friends when she lost her footing and slid down the steep hillside around 6 p.m. Wednesday, the Pasadena Fire Department said.READ MORE: 4 People Shot At Willowbrook Metro Station, 3 Of Those Critically Injured
Her friend happened to be taking a video on a cell phone and caught the tumble on camera.
A small tree broke the woman’s fall and she held onto it until help arrived.
She was rescued by helicopter and transported to a local hospital in known condition.READ MORE: Thousands Participate In 'More Than Pink' Walk Raising Awareness, Funds In Fight Against Breast Cancer
Beginning Friday, the upper waterfall in Eaton canyon will be closed to the public.
The 84 acres around the falls will be off limits and anyone caught in the area faces a fine of up to $5,000 and a possible six-month jail sentence.
Access to the lower waterfall will remain open.MORE NEWS: Princess Launches First Cruise Ship Since Start Of Pandemic Out Of LA Port