Two women sent to hospital after falling over embankment in Taney County

News

TANEY COUNTY, Mo. — Two women are recovering at the hospital tonight after falling over an embankment this evening.

It happened around 5 p.m. at Scenic Overlook on Y Highway in Forsyth.

The Central Taney County Fire Department tells us a 36-year-old and a 16-year-old female were sight-seeing and went beyond the guardrail — Which is about 350 feet from the water’s edge.

Water rescue assisted to bring the women back to safety.

The 16-year-old was taken to the hospital by ambulance and the 36-year-old was transported by helicopter in moderate condition.

The Central Taney County Fire Department wrapped up the scene just about an hour ago.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Local Sports

More Local Sports

National News

More National

World News

More World News

Daybreak Christmas Card Submission

Daybreak Christmas Card

Calfano podcast

 Calfano podcast

Show Me Politics Podcast

Washington DC Bureau

Washington DC Bureau

Remarkable Women KRBK

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now

Trending Stories