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Lake Elsinore: Fire department rescues fallen motorcyclist

Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Issue 13, Volume 18.

Firefighters today rescued a motorcyclist who had fallen 30 feet down a cliff off the Ortega Highway in Lake Elsinore.

The motorcyclist, a woman, suffered moderate injuries in the accident, which occurred near the Ortega Oaks Candy Store and Goods eatery along the road also known as Highway 74.

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dispatched to the location at 10:44 a.m. and hiked down the cliff to rescue the woman, who was transported in a stretcher, or Stokes basket, to a waiting ambulance, Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson said.

The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment but her medical condition was not disclosed.



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