Coast Guard assists in medical evacuation of 12-year-old girl near Ragged Point

A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco helicopter lowers a rescue swimmer to ground at Ragged Point, Calif., July 10, 2017. The helicopter crew assisted with the medical evacuation of a 12-year-old girl who reportedly fell from the cliff. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco helicopter lowers a rescue swimmer to ground at Ragged Point, Calif., July 10, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo.

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew assisted with the medevac of a 12-year-old girl from Ragged Point Monday.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., Cal Fire notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach of a girl who reportedly fell from the cliff and sustained a head injury. San Luis Obispo County Sherriff’s Office deputy arrived on scene and provided assistance.

A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco was launched and hoisted the girl. She was then transferred to Cal Fire EMS for transport to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center where she was last reported to be in stable condition.

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