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12-year-old Boy Rescued From South Yuba River

A 12-year-old boy is the latest person needing to be rescued from the South Yuba River. Nevada County Consolidated Fire Battalian Chief Jim Smith says it happened Monday afternoon at a popular swimming spot, near Highway 49…

click to listen to Chief Smith

Smith says, fortunately, the father and a bystander were able to keep the boy’s head above the water…

click to listen to Chief Smith

Smith says the boy had to be transported to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital with a leg injury.

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