A 17-year-old who fell about 120 feet from the top of a waterfall in Davis County Friday afternoon was in stable condition at McKay-Dee Hospital, where he was being treated for broken bones and internal injuries.
According to the Davis County Sheriff's Department, Chris Mansfield was hiking two miles up Adams Canyon when he fell about 1:30 p.m. A paramedic and three firefighters began climbing up Mansfield as soon as the call came in. A LifeFlight helicopter and Davis County Search and Rescue also responded.LifeFlight dropped off a medical team at the site and shuttled the paramedic and firefighters the rest the way up the mountain. Mansfield suffered two fractured legs, a fractured pelvis and unknown internal injuries, a spokesman for the sheriff's department said. A female companion suffered a minor ankle injury.