Man rescued after fall along Winooski River

A man suffers from a significant head injury after being rescued after a fall.
Published: Aug. 23, 2022 at 8:03 AM EDT
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WILLISTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A man suffered a significant head injury after falling along the Winooski River.

Essex Junction Fire reports helping St. Michael’s Rescue Monday morning after a 64-year-old man fell below the dam at Overlook Park along the Winooski River.

The crew from St. Michael’s Rescue stabilized the man who had suffered a severe head injury. After that, the crews say they used rope and a rescue stretcher and began moving the man, across and up slippery rock and wooded surfaces.

More than 35 responders were there to assist in the rescue.