A woman fell from a 100ft cliff while distracted by her mobile phone – and was stuck for 13 hours until a passer-by heard her calls for help.
Video released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department shows rescuers being lowered from a hovering helicopter to the rocky ground below.The incident happened in Palos Verdes, in Los Angeles, California.
The woman, 32, was at the cliff at around 7pm on Thursday when she fell while looking at her phone.
She wasn’t discovered until 8am the next day when a hiker heard her calling out for help.
They were not able to reach her, so they called authorities.
Police lieutenant Doug Kimura said: “She’s lucky that she didn’t succumb to her injuries