Injured rock climber rescued near C&O Canal in Maryland

The sign for Carderock, a popular rock climbing area on the C&O Canal. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
A person suffered serious injuries near a rock climbing area on the C & O Canal Saturday.

Emergency responders from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to an injured person near the Carderock Recreation area — a popular rock climbing spot — on the service road off the Clara Barton Parkway around 3 p.m.

The person had received serious injuries but they were not life-threatening, according to Montgomery County Fire and EMS.

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