A rescue helicopter pulled three hikers off a trail in Box Canyon after one of had fallen ill Saturday.

The rescue occurred around 2:15 p.m.

A Riverside County Sheriff’s Department helicopter was used to extract the three hikers.

After being flown off the trail, the ill hiker was taken to a nearby hospital via ground ambulance, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The condition of the hiker was not immediately available.

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