40-ish year old male reportedly hang gliding/paragliding at Don Davis Park has hit the rocks. Unable to move or speak. Newport Fire and Pacific West Ambulance responding.
Reports say the subject hit the rocks with his back, and has lower back pain.
Newport Fire crews arriving on scene, noting that the tide is moving in. Time is of the essence.
Fire crews reporting 47 year old male with possible head injury in addition to the damage to his back. Ambulance personnel making their way down to the subject.
Tide has just started to go out. Newport Fire stating that bystanders are interfering with their operations. KEEP A RESPECTFUL DISTANCE.
Patient and fire/medics are all off the beach. They’re loading him into the ambulance, preparing for transport to the hospital.
All Newport Fire units returning to stations. Ambulance transporting the patient to PCH emergency room in Newport. The man is talking with paramedics but is not fully alert.