TEMECULA (CNS) – A hiker who suffered an unspecified medical emergency today was airlifted from a trail east of Temecula and later hospitalized.
Emergency crews were alerted at 12:14 p.m. about the hiker, who was trekking the Dripping Springs Trail in the Cleveland National Forest in extreme heat, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
The hiker was transported by a fire department helicopter to an awaiting ground ambulance, where the person refused further medical treatment.