Male rescued from the base of the First Flatiron in Chautauqua Park

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For Immediate Release

March 15th, 2017

Sgt. Dave Booton, 303-441-3625

On 03-15-17 at approximately 1:34 PM, Boulder County dispatch received a 9-1-1 call reference a male party that was scrambling at the base of the First Flatiron in Chautauqua Park in the City of Boulder Open Space. The male, identified as Bikrum Sehgal, had fallen approximately 10-15 feet and injured his lower leg and complained of a head injury.  Members from the City of Boulder Fire Department, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, American Medical Response (AMR), Rocky Mountain Rescue Group (RMR), and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene to assist.
Rescuers and Paramedics assisted Mr. Sehgal as he walked out on his own power.
As a safety reminder, please be prepared for the type of activity that you are doing and have the proper equipment.
The case report reference this assist is 17-1518

#### Sgt. Dave Booton


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