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Injured Hiker Rescued After Fall on Palisades Trail in Closter

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photo courtesy of Closter Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Corps

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Closer NJ, At 2:30 Saturday Closter Ambulance 727 responded to call on Henry Hudson Drive for a fall victim with a leg injury. Moments later, Closter Rescue 728 was requested when it was learned the patient had fallen from the cliff. A rappel team descended to the patient and safely brought him up to the roadway. The patient was transported to Hackensack University Hospital’s trauma unit. Mutual aid was provided by Alpine Fire Department, East Bergen Rappel Team, Fort Lee Ambulance, Fort Lee Police, Englewood ALS, Palisades Interstate Parkway Police.