Hamden crews rescue injured hiker at Sleeping Giant State Park

First responders attending to an injured hiker (Twitter / HamdenFireDept)

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Rescue crews have responded to Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden for an injured hiker Wednesday afternoon.

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First responders attend to an injured hiker at Sleeping Giant Park.
(WTNH / Ken Melech)

The Hamden Fire Department tweeted that crews are on the scene at Sleeping Giant State Park for the rescue of a hiker who has been injured.

News 8 has learned on the scene that the hiker had injured their back after falling so they had to be carried down the trail.

The hiker has been immobalized to be taken off of Sleeping Giant. The extent of the hiker’s injuries are unknown at this time.

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(WTNH / Ken Melech)

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