Worker Hit by Falling Tree Near Pescadero Airlifted to Hospital With Major Injuries

A tree worker is transported to a helicopter after being hit by a falling tree.
NBC Bay Area

A tree worker suffered major injuries when they were hit by a falling tree near Pescadero Tuesday afternoon, according to fire officials.

The worker was rescued from a steep hillside and airlifted to a hospital, Cal Fire CZU said on Twitter.

Firefighters used a rope system to bring the worker 300 feet down the hillside, Cal Fire CZU said.

The incident happened just outside the CZU Lightning Complex Fire burn area.

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