DANVILLE -- A 24-year-old man was airlifted Saturday after falling from a rock at Mt. Diablo State Park.

The man was in Rock City, a popular spot for day-trippers and climbers, when he lost balance while sitting on a rock and fell approximately 20 feet, according to Dan Stefanisko, a supervising ranger at Mt. Diablo.

The man suffered injuries to his head, face and arm and was initially treated by paramedics, then airlifted to John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek. His condition was not immediately known.

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