Teen hiker hit on head with large rock, paint can: Honolulu Fire Department responded

  • Source: KHON-TV FOX 2 Honolulu
  • Published: 08/02/2022 12:00 AM

On Monday, first responders were sent to help a 17-year-old female hiker who suffered a head injury on Puu Ulumawao. According to EMS, the incident happened shortly after noon when a large rock and paint can hit the girl on the head. The Honolulu Fire Department said they received a 911 call about the injured hiker at 12:21 p.m. The geolocation of the call plotted them to be around 1,500 feet on the mountainside. After arriving on the scene, fire personnel was able to airlift the girl to a landing zone, where medical care was transferred over to EMS by 12:54 p.m.


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