Bicyclist airlifted out of Angeles Forest

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Firefighters airlifted a bicyclist for possible injuries near the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, according to emergency responders.  

First responders received a call at approximately 1:24 p.m. about a bicyclist with a broken arm at Placerita Canyon Road in the Angeles National Forest, according to Supervisor Melanie Flores of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.  

A helicopter was dispatched and emergency responders transported the individual to a hospital, Flores said. 

Los Angeles County Fire Department Personnel utilize a helicopter to search for an injured hiker in Placerita Canyon Saturday afternoon. October 23, 2021. Bobby Block / The Signal.
Los Angeles County Fire Department Personnel utilize a helicopter to search for an injured hiker in Placerita Canyon Saturday afternoon. October 23, 2021. Bobby Block / The Signal.

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