MOAB, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - A terrifying accident -- caught on camera.
A base jumper crashed into the side of a cliff in M
The mountains and cliffs of Utah are a playground for thrillseekers from around the world but for one base jumper from Philadelphia his latest jump was nearly his last. A warning the video you're about to see is graphic and disturbing.
On Sunday, November 24th a base jumper named Thayer Healey leaps off
Healey slams into a protruding slab. His helmet
Whitney McVey is an emergency medical technician and an experienced basejumper with more than 150 jumps under her belt. She analyzes the video for us and explains what is going on.
Amazingly, Healey suffered only a fractured vertebra, sprains cuts and bruises. he was out of the hospital in 24 hours.