Hiker rescued off trail near Idyllwild

MOUNTAIN CENTER, Calif. - Riverside County Fire Department/ CAL FIRE rescue a hiker with a broken leg in a remote area near Idyllwild Sunday. 

Riverside County Fire Department/ CAL FIRE along with the Idyllwild Fire Protection District reports just before 9:30 Sunday morning a hiker was in need of help on the Ernie Mack hiking trail in Humber Park.

Idyllwild Fire Protection District tells us the adult female hiker had a broken leg and needed to be air lifted off the remote trail.  

Just after noon, the hiker was hoisted onto a helicopter and transport to an awaiting ambulance at the Keenwild Helibase.   She was transported in stable condition to an area hospital.

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