Two juvenile hikers rescued in San Jacinto Mountains

Two juvenile hikers suffering from minor injuries were hoisted off a trail in the San Jacinto mountains by a rescue helicopter, July 10.The injuries were reported at 12:45 p.m. in the 32000 block of Morris Ranch Road about 8 miles southeast of Mountain Center, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.The hikers were taken off the trail by a Riverside County Sheriff’s helicopter and transported to awaiting paramedics.One of the hikers was hospitalized while the other refused further medical treatment after being evaluated by paramedics, fire officials said.
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