SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - A San Diego Fire-Rescue Department helicopter rescued a man in the western end of the Los Penasquitos Preserve near Sorrento Valley on Tuesday.
Fire officials say the man suffered a leg injury and was unable to get out on his own.
The lone patient was hoisted into the helicopter with the help of a medic at around 11:40 a.m.
He was taken to a nearby landing pad, put into an ambulance and transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital for treatment.
Chopper 8 over the scene around 11:30 a.m.: