Injured hiker rescued from Camelback MountainPosted: Updated:
Raw: The rescue
RAW: Rescuers bring injured hiker down from mtn. - Paramedics had to rescue an injured hiker off Camelback Mountain Tuesday morning.
PHOENIX -- Paramedics had to rescue a hiker off Camelback Mountain just before 9 a.m. Tuesday.
The man, who is reportedly a doctor, told rescuers he fractured his right leg while hiking on the Cholla Trail on the east end of the mountain.
A helicopter had to be flown in to carry the man off the mountain.
There is no word on his condition at this time.