Injured hiker rescued from Piestewa PeakPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- A Valley man is recovering in a hospital after falling during a hike on Piestewa Peak Thursday afternoon.
Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Scott Walker said a man in his 20s fell about 8 feet while hiking a trail.
At one point, the man lost consciousness but was alert and talking when firefighters arrived.
Rescuers had to use a basket and help from a helicopter to get the man off the mountain.
The man suffered serious injuries to his leg. No word on his latest condition.