TULOUMNE COUNTY (CBS13) – Three injured hikers had to be flown out of a popular climbing area near Jamestown over the weekend.
The Tuolumne County Fire Department said rescue workers responded to the Table Mountain grotto on Sunday afternoon to rescue several injured hikers. Apparently a boulder has come loose and injured the hikers.
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One hiker was seriously injured, according to rescue workers, while the other two sustained moderate injuries
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To rescue the hikers from the difficult terrain, Cal Fire TCU’s Columbia copter had to fly in and lift the hikers out.
The hikers were then flown to a landing area where an ambulance was waiting.
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No update was given about the conditions of the hikers.