Injured hiker airlifted off Bishop Peak


With assistance from a Santa Barbara County helicopter, rescue crews assisted an injured hiker off Bishop Peak in San Luis Obispo Tuesday evening.

Emergency personnel learned of the injured hiker at 7:18 p.m. Rescue crews made their way up the mountain and located the individual, according to the San Luis Obispo Fire Department.

A Santa Barbara County Fire Department helicopter hoisted the hiker. The person was then transported to a local hospital. The hikers current condition has not been released.

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