Woman, 38, rescued after falling into Niagara Gorge
Rescue crews pull a 38-year-old woman from Niagara Gorge on Friday, August 3, 2012.
Published Friday, August 3, 2012 7:51AM EDT
NIAGARA FALLS ONTARIO - Crews have rescued a woman who fell into the Niagara Gorge early this morning.
Niagara police say they got a call about a woman going over a wall adjacent to the gorge just after 3:30 a.m.
Firefighters used infrared equipment to find the 38-year-old woman, who was in some bushes on a ledge about six to seven metres down the gorge.
The woman, who is a Niagara resident, was successfully pulled from the gorge and taken to hospital.
Police say she was conscious and appeared to have suffered only minor injuries when crews reached her.