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July 31, 2021

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Injured bicyclist at Betasso Preserve Open Space in Boulder County, Colorado

Bicyclist sustained non-life threatening injuries in a fall

Boulder County, Colo. -

On Friday, July 30, 2021 at approximately 8:51 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a mountain biker reporting an incident involving a female who had fallen from her bike and sustaining a knee injury. The accident was on the Canyon Loop Trail on the Betasso Preserve Open Space and the rider had to leave the scene of the fall to call 911.

Members from the Sugarloaf Fire Protection District and American Medical Response (AMR) arrived at the east parking lot at Betasso and were able to locate the injured subject and begin first aid. The Rocky Mountain Rescue Group also assisted in the medical care and then carried the 40-year-old Boulder female to the ambulance where she was then transported to a Boulder area hospital. The rescue took approximately one hour and 45 minutes.

Agencies assisting with this rescue included: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, American Medical Response, Boulder County Parks and Open Space, the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group and the Sugarloaf Fire Protection District.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is 21-3563.


/s/ Emergency Services Coordinator - Kelly Lucy