Cyclist airlifted after suffering serious injury on Whitewater Center trails in Charlotte

  • Source: WNCN-TV NBC 17
  • Published: 06/11/2017 02:01 PM

One person was seriously injured and had to be rescued from the trails at the U.S. National Whitewater Center Sunday afternoon, MEDIC said. The incident occurred around 12:11 p.m. in the 5000 block of Whitewater Center Parkway. According to the West Meck Fire Department, a biker fell along the Carolina Thread Trail. MEDIC said the person was deep in the trails so the rescue was “challenging.” Firefighters said it took nearly 90 minutes to rescue the biker. Officials with the West Meck Fire Department described the rescue as “very challenging.”


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