SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A Cal Fire helicopter crew assisted in the rescue of an injured hiker in a south San Jose park Sunday afternoon.
The helicopter flew to Almaden Quicksilver County Park and lowered a crew member to prepare the hiker for transport.
Copter 106 responded with San Jose Fire and Santa Clara County Parks to a hiker down in Quicksilver Park. The copter inserted a CAL FIRE rescuer who prepared the patient to be hoisted into the helicopter. They then transferred care to an awaiting ambulance.
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The chopper then hoisted the hiker and transferred the person to a waiting ambulance.
San Jose Fire Department and Santa Clara County Parks personnel assisted in the rescue.
Officials have not released information on the hiker’s condition or identity.