Man critically injured after falling during hike on Piestewa Peak

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PHOENIX - The Phoenix Fire Department rescued a man from Piestewa Peak on Wednesday morning.

According to Phoenix fire a man fell while hiking with family and friends and suffered a serious head injury. 

Rescuers use a long line helicopter rescue to take the man off the trail and to a waiting helicopter at the base of the mountain. 

The man is listed in critical condition from his injuries and has been transported to the hospital for treatment.