Man Rescued from Los Angeles River

17 March 2023 03:05

In The United States, a man was captured on dramatic video hanging on to a corrugated concrete shear wall, to keep from being swept into The Los Angeles River on Wednesday as water from the storms pounding California rushes beneath him.

Video shows, a Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), helicopter lowering a firefighter to the river. The Firefighter reached the man and hooked him to a device, before the two were lifted together to the helicopter.

A statement from The LAFD says, the man was taken to a hospital, after suffering the effects of hypothermia and no other injuries were immediately found. The statement also sai,  it was not immediately known, how the man wound up in the river.