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Paraglider injured in hard landing on rocks in Makapuu area

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Fire crews assisted a 29-year-old man who was injured while paragliding Wednesday afternoon in the Makapuu area.

Fire Capt. David Jenkins said responding firefighters treated the man who suffered a broken right leg and broken left ankle. Emergency Medical Services said the paraglider sustained injuries after a hard landing on the rocks near “Baby Makapuu” off Kalanianaole Highway. 

Paramedics treated and transported the man to a hospital in serious condition with leg and ankle injuries.

The Fire Department got the call at 2:45 p.m. and firefighters were on scene at 2:57 p.m.

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