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Child rescued after going over waterfall in Wyoming County

Young victim taken to hospital by Mercy Flight
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Posted at 8:30 PM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 20:30:22-04

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — A child is hospitalized in Buffalo after going over a waterfall in Wyoming County.

Police say the incident took place in a ravine off Vernal Road near Attica just after noon on Sunday.

The child fell approximately 40 feet.

The 11-year-old was extricated by a State Police helicopter, then taken to Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo by Mercy Flight.

The extent of the child's injuries is unknown.