SAN DIEGO, CA – A worker was taken to the hospital after being rescued from a tree by emergency crews in the South Bay area this morning, according to the San Diego Fire Department.
— SDFD (@SDFD) May 15, 2021
The incident happened on Palm Avenue in South Bay at about 9:40 a.m., when a tree trimmer became stuck in a tree.
The victim was safely rescued and on the ground by 10 a.m. They were taken to the hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.
It is unclear at this point what led the worker to become stuck in the tree.
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