Pittsburgh emergency crews rescue missing elderly man from hillside

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Pittsburgh emergency crews came together Sunday morning to rescue an elderly man from a hillside in South Side Slopes.

PHOTOS: Pittsburgh emergency crews rescue missing elderly man from hillside

Pittsburgh Public Safety said that around 7:40 a.m., police, fire and EMS crews responded to the 3000 block of Oakley Way for reports of an older man who had fallen down a hillside. He was also reported missing overnight.

EMS Rescue and Fire performed a rope rescue where they rappelled down the rock wall to get the man to safety on the ground.

The man was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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