Phoenix: Hiker rescued off Piestewa Peak after falling 40 feet

  • Source: KASW-CW6 & KTVK-3TV (
  • Published: 12/29/2019 04:46 PM

VIDEO: A hiker had to be rescued off Piestewa Peak on Sunday after falling 40 feet, and Phoenix firefighters captured the mission on video. Firefighters said the 49-year-old man was free climbing off the mountain trail shortly after 3 p.m. when he fell, fractured his arm and became unconscious. After about 10 minutes of being unconscious, the patient woke up and was able to call 911. A rescue helicopter airlifted him from the mountain to an area hospital. The hiker’s current condition is unknown.


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