LAKE ELSINORE – A hiker suffered breathing problems today during a trek near Canyon Hills Community Park in Lake Elsinore and was flown out.
Dispatchers received a 911 call shortly after 11 a.m. about the hiker who was in a remote area of Canyon Hills. A helicopter crew spotted the hiker and flew the person to a waiting ambulance north of Canyon Hills Road and Hillside Drive, the Riverside County Fire Department reported.
The hiker whose gender or age was not disclosed was taken to a hospital, Cal Fire spokeswoman Jody Hagemann said. A medical condition was not immediately known.