Woman hospitalized after 20 foot fall in Hoover ravine

Ravine rescue

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — A Saturday afternoon hike in the woods lands one woman in the hospital. It all started after 2 pm when a woman fell while hiking along the trails at the Moss Rock Preserve.

Officials with the Hoover Fire Department say the woman, who’s in her 50’s, slipped and fell down a twenty foot ravine near the waterfall.

Rescue crews had to repel down and then carry her out. Fortunately, she only had minor injuries. She’s in stable condition at UAB hospital.

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