Bicyclist falls over side of East Camino Cielo

Rescue crews had to cut through thick brush to rescue him

Victoria Sanchez, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Anchor/Reporter, victoriasanchez@keyt.com
POSTED: 09:33 PM PDT Jul 28, 2013    UPDATED: 09:44 AM PDT Jul 29, 2013 
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

A bicyclist lost control of his bike and fell 15 feet over the side of East Camino Cielo off Highway 154 Sunday.

Rescue crews had a difficult time locating him through the thick brush. They used his cell phone to track him.

Firefighters cut through the brush and reached him.

He was transported to Cottage Hospital with moderate to serious injuries.