Mountain bike rider rescued on Maui trail

MAKAWAO, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Makawao firefighters rescued an injured mountain bike rider on Kahakapao Look Trail Saturday afternoon.

At about 4 p.m., a 25-year-old man who was visiting from Austin, Texas, apparently injured his back during a fall on the popular off-road path. Firefighters and the American Medical Response personnel hiked their way about a mile into the trail and were able to find the man.

The biker was transported Maui Memorial Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

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