4-Year-Old Boy Survives Fall Off 70-Foot Cliff While Hiking With Parents

A 4-year-old boy who fell off a 70-foot cliff at Red River Gorge in eastern Kentucky walked away without any severe injuries, according to police.

The boy and his parents were hiking near Princess Arch on Friday when the young boy slipped and hit “multiple ledges” before landing about 70 feet below.

Officials with the Wolfe County Search and Rescue team said they were relieved to find the boy alert and talking when arrived.

“Miraculously, the child was relatively unscathed. He’s kind of scraped up and bruised but otherwise generally unhurt.”

He was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Has your child been in an awful accident, but actually came out of it relatively ok?

Subscribe to X96's News!

Get the latest music news, contests and flyaways, and more straight to your inbox with our weekly emails.

* indicates required
To Top