Helicopter Rescue Footage of Injured Hiker Near Ashland Released

On Wednesday October 5, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) deputies and Search and Rescue (SAR) responded to a man who fell from Lost Creek Falls near Shale City Road outside of Ashland.

Jackson County Fire District 5 (JCFD5) responded along with a SAR rescue helicopter to hoist the subject from the base of the falls.

Courtesy of JCSO / Brim Aviation

The man was airlifted to an awaiting Mercy Flights helicopter and is receiving treatment at a Medford area hospital.

The patient’s condition is unknown at this time. No other injuries were reported.

Source: JCSO / JCFD5