An injured hiker was rescued by helicopter Wednesday afternoon from the Bump and Grind Trail in Palm Desert.

The “hiker down” call came in about 3:40 p.m., according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew hoisted the injured hiker to safety. The hiker was brought to an awaiting ambulance, which took the hiker to a hospital for treatment of injuries described as minor, officials said.

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