Skateboarder Rescued in Emergency North La Verne Airlift

August 13, 2009
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rescue111A 15-year-old skateboarder was found semi-conscious in the street by a passerby at the corner of Golden Hills and Monterey in north La Verne on Wednesday morning, Aug. 12.

After responding paramedics and other emergency personnel found signs of trauma and stabilized the teenage boy, he was quickly airlifted by Mercy Air to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center for treatment.

The dramatic photos below capture some of the team’s rescue efforts.







2 Responses to “Skateboarder Rescued in Emergency North La Verne Airlift”

  1. Great shots. Nice job once again Peter.

  2. couldn’t they have just put him in an ambulance, you know how much that helicopter ride is going to cost him.

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