Teen airlifted to hospital after fall at Ferne Clyffe State Park

JOHNSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Emergency crews rushed a teenage boy to a St. Louis hospital after a fall at Ferne Clyffe State Park.

Johnson County Sheriff's deputies say around 7:30 p.m. Monday a 16 or 17-year-old boy fell while climbing a water fall.

He was airlifted to St. Louis with a few broken bones.

According to the Illinois Department of Conservation, the teen was climbing with a girl when he took a different route. The girl heard a thud when he fell.

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