Man Falls 150 Feet Off Cliff

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012  |  Updated 9:40 PM EDT
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Man Falls 150 Feet Off Cliff

A 20-year-old man is in serious condition after a rock climbing accident in Bloomfield Wednesday evening, according to authorities.

The unidentified man fell 150 feet off the Tariffville Gorge Recreational area after he lost his footing. He was transported to St. Francis Hospital by Life Star.

"He suffered multiple compound fractures of his limbs and open wounds, as well as internal injuries," police said.

Local Police and Fire departments from Simsbury assisted in the rescue.

Bloomfield Police are investigating the incident.

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