Palm Springs Hiker Rescued

City News Service

PALM SPRINGS (CNS) – A female hiker was taken to a hospital with a
possible broken leg suffered in Palm Springs today.

The Palm Springs Fire Department alerted the public at 2 p.m. that
emergency responders were on foot to the hiker’s location on the Murray Canyon
Trail. The California Highway Patrol was initially set to provide aerial
support, but had to cancel due to high winds.

At 3:39 p.m., the department said firefighters were able to locate and
treat the woman, who they believe might have a broken leg. The hiker has
since been taken to a nearby hospital.

The cause of the accident was under investigation.

Copyright 2022, City News Service, Inc.

CNS-02-22-2022 15:50

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