Helicopter used to rescue injured mountain biker from Menifee trail

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Valley News file photo: Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy pilot Tony Bowen, pilots the Riverside County Sheriff's Department new helicopter out of the Hemet-Ryan Airport in Hemet on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015.
MENIFEE (CNS) - A mountain biker who suffered a medical emergency was airlifted off a trail in Menifee today. The injury was reported at about 9:15 a.m. about a mile into a trail located south of Keller Road, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Fire officials said the mountain biker's injuries were not life-threatening. A Riverside County Sheriff's Department helicopter was used to fly the mountain biker to an awaiting ground ambulance, which took the cyclist to a hospital. Copyright 2021 City News Service, Inc.
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