MTV Star's Skydiving Crash -- Witnesses Climbed Tree ... In Heroic Effort to Save Him (VIDEO)
MTV Star's Skydiving CrashWitnesses Climbed 30 Ft. TreeIn Heroic Effort to Save Him
10/9/2015 4:26 PM PT
Several witnesses risked their own lives trying to rescue MTV star Erik Roner after he crashed into a tree during a skydiving accident last week ... attempting to scale a 30 foot tree in an effort to treat the injured man ... TMZ Sports has learned.
We obtained the 911 calls made by several witnesses after Roner hit a large tree while attempting to land on a golf course in Squaw Valley, CA as part of the entertainment at a celeb golf event on Sept. 28th.
Multiple callers told the 911 operators Roner survived the initial impact but appeared very injured -- and was caught on the tree, 30 feet above the ground.
The 911 operators instructed everyone to stay put until help arrived -- but several witnesses couldn't wait ... and climbed the tree hoping to free Roner so he could be treated on the ground.