Man in critical condition after falling 20 feet in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Search and rescue units respond to a man who fell 20 feet and suffered critical injuries on June 3, 2017. Image courtesy Unified Police Department.

SALT LAKE CITY — A man was flown to a hospital and is in critical but stable condition after he fell in Little Cottonwood Canyon Saturday.

According to the Unified Police Department, the 26-year-old man fell about 20 feet in the area just below Tanners Flat campground.

The man suffered a head injury, and he was flown via medical helicopter to a local hospital. Police say the man remains in critical but stable condition Saturday night.

No further details about the sequence of events leading up to the fall were immediately available. Fox 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.