LOS ANGELES (CBS SF) — All eyes were transfixed on a dramatic helicopter rescue atop a 270-foot crane in Southern California Thursday afternoon.
Paramedics were called around 1:28 p.m., after a construction worker was injured atop the crane located at 825 S. Hill Street in Downtown Los Angeles.READ MORE: San Jose Police Release Video Of Suspect's Car In 2018 Khan Lieu Cold Case Murder
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Officials decided the best way to bring the 50-year-old man down from safely was to use a helicopter.READ MORE: Woman's Body Found Following Boating Accident Near Stockton
The dramatic rescue was captured on video.MORE NEWS: With COVID Cases Rising, Masks Now Required Indoors Regardless of Vaccination Status In Bay Area
The man was hoisted safely aboard and airlifted to University of Southern California Medical Center, where he is reportedly in fair condition.