Injured cyclist rescued in Batchelor Heights

Kamloops Fire Rescue was called in for a rope rescue on Friday evening, but the ropes weren't required.

Fire crews assisted ambulance to rescue a cyclist who had fallen about 200 feet from the road, according to KFR Platoon Captain Wade Lindoff.

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The incident took place near the intersection of Saddleback Drive and Stagecoach Drive around 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

"We used what we call the big wheel," Lindoff said, explaining the device attaches to a spine board and can be used to transport a patient over rough terrain.

KFR assisted ambulance crews, which were already on scene, in loading the patient, who was transported to hospital with unknown injuries.

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