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Man Escapes From Paraglider Accident In Ventura County With Minor Injuries

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2013 12:21am

A paraglider pilot escaped with minor injuries after he crashed in the hills above Ventura.

It happened just before 5 p.m. yesterday, on a steep hillside above Cedar Street. Ventura firefighters were called to the scene by witnesses. They found the injured pilot, who was able to hike to safety by himself.

The pilot told firefighters that he crashed due to a sudden shift in wind.

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