Paraglider transported by Life Flight after accident near Salem

Callout: Paraglider AccidentDuration: 3 hoursLocation: Above Salem Resources Involved: SAR, Lifeflight and Salem EMSWhat happened: SAR was dispatch Tuesday evening (July 2) to an adult that had a Paraglider Accident near the Dream Mine above Salem. The patient was moved to a location he could be transport by helicopter to a local hospital. Intermountain Life Flight

Posted by Utah County Sheriff Search and Rescue on Wednesday, July 3, 2019

SALEM, Utah, July 4, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A paraglider was transported by Life Flight after an accident above Salem Tuesday evening.

Utah County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue officials said in a Facebook post they were dispatched to assist an adult who had crashed near the Dream Mine above Salem.

In a three-hour operation, the patient was moved to a location he could be transported by medical helicopter to an area hospital by Intermountain Life Flight. Officials did not give the patient’s condition.

Salem EMS also assisted with the rescue.

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