Ithaca Gorge Rescue

20-Year Old Jumps 50 Feet

Ithaca Gorge Rescue

ITHACA, NY (WENY)---A 20-year old man is suffering from head injuries after jumping 50 feet into Ithaca's Six Mile Creek Gorge.

Several emergency responders were called to Six Mile Creek Gorge off of Lois Lane around 2 o'clock Saturday after a 911 call.

The unidentified man jumped 50 feet into a non-permitted swimming area. He was life-flighted to an unnamed regional trauma center.

The Ithaca Fire Department reminds everyone to take caution when enjoying the gorges and to please swim only in designated areas.