Injured hiker airlifted from Maui trail

KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 32-year-old man who fell and broke his right ankle while hiking on Maui was rescued by the Maui Fire Department on Sunday, according to officials.

Authorities say Makawao fire fighters and rescue personnel responded to an area near Mile Post 7 on the Hana Highway for the hiker. The man was located approximately 2 miles away.

He was airlifted by rescuers to a safe landing zone nearby, then transferred to a hospital.

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