Firefighters airlift victim from La Jolla Cove - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Firefighters airlift victim from La Jolla Cove

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LA JOLLA (CNS) - A woman was seriously injured when she fell about 70 feet off a cliff in La Jolla early today, authorities said.

The fall off Coast Walk, near the intersection of Park Row and Torrey Pines Road, was reported at 5:50 a.m., according to a San Diego fire-rescue dispatcher.

About a half-hour later, she was hoisted away by helicopter and flown to Scripps Memorial Hospital, the dispatcher said.

The depth of the cliff was estimated to be about 70 feet, according to San Diego police, who said the woman landed on rocks near the water's edge.

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