Teenager Injured When Three Fall Over Cliff at SF China Beach

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – San Francisco firefighters were called to China Beach on Thursday to rescue three teenagers, who fell over a cliff along the shore.

Fire officials said it happened sometime after 12:00 p.m., as the teens fell to an area of land that is not accessible by walking trails.

“Two of the patients have been brought out to a Coast Guard cutter and have been transported,” said San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan Rubenstein.  “There is a third, more critical victim that has been taken off the beach by Coast Guard helicopter.  We use c-spine precautions and evaluate their mental status.  One of the patient’s mental status is altered.”

Teens Rescued After Fall From Near China Beach In San Francisco

Rubenstein said the injuries for the third victim, a female, were serious, but are not considered life threatening.

All three teens were taken to Fort Baker for treatment.

Officials said signs were posted in the area, warning of dangerous cliffs.

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