Tallahassee Fire Department
At 6:42 this morning, the Tallahassee Fire Department was called to the report of a medical assist at the corner of Railroad Ave and FAMU Way.
The first crew on scene found a patient approximately 20 feet down in a ditch with steep angles on either side.
Units from TFD Station 4 's Technical Rescue Team were called to rescue the patient. Team members used a Stokes Stretcher and rope hauling system to rescue the patient from the ditch .
The patient was then transferred to LCEMS for transport to the hospital.