Female Hiker Rescued from Rimrock Trail in Palm Springs

City News Service

(CNS) – A hiker who fell, sustaining a head injury and fracturing her arm, was air-lifted to safety by Palm Springs fire crews Tuesday.

Fire crews responded at around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday to Rimrock trail after the woman’s hiking partner called to report the injury, Capt. Nathan Gunkel from the Palm Springs Fire Department said.

Gunkel said the woman sustained a head injury and a broken arm. She was taken to a hospital by helicopter at around 2:40 p.m.

No other injuries were reported.

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