Paraglider Injured in Crash Near Soboba Casino Resort in San Jacinto

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Paragliders soar near the fourth hole during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South on January 26, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Paragliders soar near the fourth hole during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South on January 26, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

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A paraglider suffered serious injuries in a crash near the Soboba Casino Resort in San Jacinto on Thursday, officials said.

The crash was reported just before 6:50 p.m. in the 200 block of Soboba Road, just north of the resort, according to Cal Fire Riverside.

Paramedics encountered a single patient with “serious” injuries, fire officials said via social media.

A helicopter was summoned to the scene to carry out a hoist rescue, officials added. Once lifted to safety, the paraglider was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

No further details were available.

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