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Injured hiker rescued from Kelowna park trail

May 26, 2019 - 3:58 PM

KELOWNA - A woman is recovering in hospital with an injured leg after paramedics, search and rescue volunteers, and fire department workers rescued her from a Kelowna trail today.

According to a press release, the Kelowna Fire Dispatch received a call just after 1 p.m. on May 26 from B.C. Ambulance Service regarding a female hiker with an injured leg on Lost Lake Trail at the end of Stuart Road East near Myra-Bellevue Park. Ambulance Service needed help reaching the woman.

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue attended the scene with the fire department. Search and Rescue organized a group to go to the other end of the trail in an attempt to reach the hiker. They also requested a helicopter.

The fire department and Ambulance Service reached the woman first and paramedics decided to use a utility vehicle to transport here to a waiting ambulance. She was then taken to the Kelowna General Hospital.


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