Emergency crews respond to reports of injured hiker in Sierra National Forest near San Joaquin River

Local News

FRESNO COUNTY, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Emergency crews are responding Saturday to reports of an injured hiker in the Sierra National Forest near the San Joaquin River.

The report came around 1 p.m. of a hiker who fell into the San Joaquin River while hiking along the riverbank on Million Dollar Road, east of Redinger Lake. The injured hiker was able to be pulled out of the water.

Fresno County Cal Fire and Fresno County Sheriff’s Office units responded to the scene, which is in a remote section of the forest, said county fire spokesman Seth Brown.

This sheriff’s office reported that the hiker refused treatment.

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