A hiker who suffered serious injuries Wednesday morning about one mile up the Bump and Grind Trail in Rancho Mirage was rescued by helicopter and transported to a local hospital.

Firefighters received a report of a hiker suffering a medical emergency about 9:32 a.m. near the trail in the mountains behind the 72100 block of Highway 111, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

A CHP helicopter airlifted the hiker to a waiting ambulance, according to fire officials.

No additional information was available.

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