Versailles Fire Rescue Goes On Trek To Assist Injured Hiker

Responders hiked two miles just to get to the patient.

Photo by Versailles Fire Rescue.

(Versailles, Ind.) – A hiker was rescued after a fall at an area State Park.

Versailles Fire Rescue responded to the incident Monday afternoon at Versailles State Park after a hiker to a fall on one of the park’s hiking trails.

Responders hiked two miles to gain access to the patient and carried the patient out in a stokes basket.

In total, the rescue took 92 minutes.

Versailles Fire Rescue was assisted at the scene by Ripley County EMS.

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