LAKE ELSINORE (CBSLA) — A parachuter received minor injuries Tuesday after becoming caught in power lines 30 feet off the ground in Lake Elsinore.
The incident was reported at 11:11 a.m. at Mission Trail and Vine Street in Lake Elsinore. Southern California Edison workers were requested to assist firefighters in helping disentangle the parachuter.READ MORE: GoFundMe Set Up For Tomas Mejia, Security Guard Fatally Stabbed At Park La Brea Apartments
An image tweeted out by Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department showed the parachuter hanging from the lines on one side of a power pole, with his yellow parachute billowing on the other side.
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SCE workers brought one of its bucket lifts to help bring the parachuter down safely. The unidentified parachuter was taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries to the lower extremities.MORE NEWS: Suspected Car Thief In Custody After Pursuit Ends In North Hollywood
The chute was safely removed from the power lines by SCE workers.