KUSA - Rescue crews have extricated a hiker who was trapped under a 1,500-pound boulder on North Table Mountain.
Golden Police say the 30-year-old woman suffered multiple fractures. After she was walked to a rope system, she was flown via helicopter to get medical attention.
Rescuers hiked on foot and with an ATV to bring pieces of a hydraulic spreader to be used with airbags to remove boulder from hiker.
The hiker has been extricated and is now being removed from the mountain.— Golden Fire (@GoldenCOFire) April 5, 2017
Five or six other agencies assisted Golden Fire Department in the rescue.
Golden Fire said on Twitter when she was extradited, the woman was unconscious, but her vitals were good.
The patient, being walked out now, is a 30 year old female. She is unconscious but her vitals are fairly good.— Golden Fire (@GoldenCOFire) April 5, 2017
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