POSTED: 9:25 a.m. HST, Jul 23, 2010
LAST UPDATED: 12:09 p.m. HST, Jul 23, 2010
A man in his mid-50s fell hiking up the railroad tracks to the top of Koko Crater this morning and had to be airlifted to safety.
A fire helicopter picked him up and took him to paramedics at Koko Head Regional Park, Capt. Terry Seelig, fire department spokesman said.
The accident occurred at 8:28 a.m. about half way up the crater side. The man fell about eight feet, Seelig said. There was no immediate report on the extent of the hiker's injuries.