South Windsor Fire Department rescue woman after falling down embankment

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Courtesy of South Windsor Fire Department Facebook

SOUTH WINDSOR–An elderly South Windsor woman fell down a 50-foot wooded embankment Friday afternoon.

She suffered non-life threatening injuries. Fire and police officials used a low-angle rope rescue method to retrieve the woman from the embankment, which is just off of Oakland Road.

The woman, who has Alzheimer’s, had walked away from home.

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