Cyclist rescued after going off embankment along W River Parkway in Minneapolis

Minneapolis Fire Department and an ambulance responded where a cyclist went off an embankment.

Minneapolis firefighters rescued a cyclist, who went off the embankment along West River Parkway in Minneapolis, according to Minneapolis Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner.

Tyner says the incident happened Thursday around 5:15 p.m. near 38th St and W River Parkway.

When firefighters arrived, they had to perform a technical rescue using ropes to bring the cyclist to safety.

An ambulance responded to the scene. The person's condition is not known at this time.