Injured hiker hoisted to safety in Pacific Palisades

An injured hiker had to be airlifted to safety by Los Angeles County fire crews in the Pacific Palisades on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. (KABC)

An injured hiker had to be airlifted to safety by Los Angeles County fire crews in Pacific Palisades on Monday.

The 37-year-old woman suffered an unknown injury and was not able to hike out of the Temescal Canyon Park area. A distress call was placed shortly before 9:45 a.m.

There was no word on exactly what her injuries were, but they were described as not life-threatening. The woman was conscious and talking to medics.

The hiker was hoisted up to a helicopter and transported to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
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