NEW RIVER, AZ — Daisy Mountain Fire officials rescued a 17-year-old boy after he fell into a mine shaft near Desert Hills Drive and New River Road.
MCSO officials say the call came in at around 6 p.m. after the teen was riding a quad and fell 50 feet into the shaft.
34 units responded and a full rescue team dropped into the mine shaft at 6:45 p.m. He was transported to Phoenix Children's Hospital for an evaluation, MSCO says.
Glendale, Daisy Mountain, Phoenix & Peoria Fire Departments rescued a teenage boy from a mine shaft after he fell somewhere between 35-50 on his quad. He was transported by helicopter. Please be safe while you are out riding this weekend and be sure everyone is wearing a helmet. pic.twitter.com/RjA53uVDJ5— Glendale Fire Dept. (@GlendaleFire) May 23, 2020
It is unclear if he suffered any injuries, however, fire personnel say he was alert and speaking to the rescuers.
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