CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JUNE 10, 2010
Crews search for injured hiker near Bungalow
Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), the U.S. Forest Service,
Weippe Ambulance and Life Flight collaborated Tuesday night in the
search and transport of an injured hiker near National Forest
Service Trail #601, near the Bungalow area on the
At June 1 CCSO received a report from the Forest Service of an injured hiker on the 601 trail. The subject, whose name is unknown at this time, had reportedly fallen approximately 10 feet and sustained possible spinal injuries, according to CCSO.
The Forest Service
The fire crew located the subject and carried him or her approximately three miles to the trailhead, where they met Weippe Ambulance. The Life Flight helicopter, due to weather conditions, had to land near Pierce, so its crew was transported by vehicle to meet the ambulance.
The hiker was
brought to the helicopter and flown to