Hiker Injured Near Tahquitz Rock

The woman is being lifted out of the area by a helicopter.

Cal Fire, along with the RSO Mountain Area Rescue team and the Idyllwild Fire Protection District, is rescuing an injured hiker near Tahquitz Rock in the Idyllwild Area.

The hiker is an adult female.

“Cal Fire Copter 301 will be performing performing a hoist rescue,” said Riverside County Fire spokeswoman Jody Hagemann.

Further details about the woman’s injury were not immediately available.

UPDATE: The patient has been rescued and is in stable condition. She will be transported by ambulance to an area hospital, according to Hagemann.


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