SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A woman was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after falling from her bike while on a hiking trail near south Escondido, reports ABC 10 News.
San Diego Fire-Rescue crews responded to the scene at 12673 Sunset Drive, near the Escondido-San Diego border, at about 12:53 p.m.
It was not immediately clear what caused the cyclist to fall, but authorities said 32 fire personnel were assigned to the rescue effort. The emergency response also included a helicopter, a rescue unit, four fire engines, a fire truck, and a medic.
The victim was rushed to Palomar Medical Center, where the extent of her injuries remain undisclosed.
No further information has been shared as of this writing.
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