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Woman airlifted from Nu’uanu trail after 50-pound rock falls, injures her hip – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-10-16 22:10:13 –

Honolulu (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) airlifted a woman with a back injury from Nuuanu’s McCstream Trail after a large rock fell on her on Saturday, October 16.

According to HFD, the woman was on the trail for about three and a half hours in a group of 14 adults before 911 was called on Saturday at 12:08 pm to report an injured hiker.

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The first HFD unit arrived at 12:18 pm and determined that a rock weighing about 50 pounds had “fallen into one of the hikers and was injured.” The injured hiker was described by HFD as an adult female only.

According to HFD, the woman was not anchored to the ground after the rock fell on her.
Rescue personnel responded on board an HFD Air 1 rescue helicopter, assessing, treating, and securing women before transporting them to the landing zone of Nuuanu Reservoir.

Fire officials said they transferred medical care to emergency medical services on Saturday at 1:44 pm and reported that the rest of the hikers in the group would leave the trail themselves.

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