Injured hiker airlifted from Ladder Canyon Trail

A hiker was airlifted from the Ladder Canyon Trail in Thermal after suffering an injury on Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters made their way on foot to the hiker about 3 pm, according to CalFire. A CHP helicopter was then used to lift the hiker, suffering from a lower extremity injury, off of the trail.

The injured hiker was flown to a waiting ambulance and was taken to the hospital.

No other information was provided.

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