SUNLAND PARK, New Mexico -- For the second time in a week, a person fell off the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Sunland Park on Saturday and was seriously injured.
The incident happened near the Sunland Park port of entry.
The man suffered traumatic injuries that required him to be flown from the scene to University Medical Center in El Paso for treatment, according to Sunland Park firefighters.
On Wednesday, a migrant woman suffered a severe head injury after she fell off the wall in a similar spot in Sunland Park.
Fire officials have told ABC-7 that rescue operations for injured migrants who fall while trying to scale the border wall is becoming a common occurrence in Sunland Park, tying up their department's resources.