German Man Injured at Gardens of the Gods after Fall Friday
There has been yet another report of an injured person after falling at the Garden of the Gods in Saline County, Illinois. This (Friday) morning a report came in that a man had fallen near a rock formation known as the Devil’s Smokestack. 50 year old Hines Basse of Laatzen, Germany fell about fifteen feet to a ledge, which resulted in injuries to his ankle, knee and leg. After a rescue that took nearly three hours, Basse was flown to St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.