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      Injured hiker rescued after steep fall on rocks at Scott's Run

      Scott's Run Nature Preserve. (Photo courtesy: Fairfax County Gov't)

      MCLEAN, Va. (WJLA) -- A man hiking in a group was injured Monday after falling 20 to 30 feet on slippery rocks in the Scott's Run Nature Preserve, authorities said.

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      Rescuers made it to the victim's location and determined that he had suffered non-life threatening injuries.

      The man was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital about 4:45 p.m.

      He was the second person in two days to fall on slippery rocks in that area. On Sunday, a man was critically injured after falling 30 feet in nearby Great Falls Park.