A man suffered a leg injury at Talcott Mountain State Park in Simsbury on Monday afternoon and was taken to the hospital by Life Star medical helicopter.
LifeStar responding to Talcott Mtn/Summit Ridge for an injured hiker. Police, Fire and Ambulance on scene.— Simsbury Police (@Simsbury_Police) August 1, 2016
The unidentified man was found "alert and conscious" at the state park around 2 p.m. But, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said the man "had a possible broken femur and ankle."
Crews are still navigating the difficult terrain, treating the hiker as they move him to LifeStar— Simsbury Police (@Simsbury_Police) August 1, 2016
State EnCon Police and Simsbury Fire Department worked together on the incident.
Emergency crews have delivered the injured hiker to LifeStar on Talcott Mountain for transportation to a hospital for further care.— Simsbury Police (@Simsbury_Police) August 1, 2016
The incident is under investigation by the state EnCon Police. No further information was released by authorities.
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