BUFFALO RIVER – An Arkansas teen falls down a waterfall at the Buffalo National River this week.
The unidentified eighteen-year-old from Jonesboro is in critical condition after falling multiple times down Eden Falls on Monday night. According to officials, the victim initially fell 10 feet but then slipped again falling as far as 20 feet.
Buffalo River Search and Rescue found the teen’s location after several of his hiking friends led the team to the canyon. He was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield where he is in intensive care, but listed in critical, but stable condition.