Person Injured after Fall at Garden of the Gods

Another person is injured at the Garden of the Gods in Saline County, Illinois.
Another person is injured at the Garden of the Gods in Saline County, Illinois. The Saline County Sheriff's Office says a man fell this morning near the rock formation known as the Devil's Smokestack.

Authorities say 50-year-old Hines Basse of Germany fell about 15 feet to a ledge. He suffered injuries to his ankle, knee, and leg and was life-flighted to St. Mary's in Evansville.

If you're heading to the park, Sheriff Keith Brown reminds you to wear appropriate clothing and foot wear.
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