Hikers rescued after one injures knee along Santa Clarita trail

Blue skies peek through the storm clouds looking east from The Plaza at Golden Valley in Santa Clarita on Dec. 21, 2016. Dan Watson/ The Signal

A father and son were rescued by emergency response officials after they were stuck hiking along a Southern California Edison Service Road in Saugus.

Lt. Bryan Aguilera of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said the two were stranded on a road after one of the individuals injured one of his legs Friday morning.

The call for the incident came in at 10:42 a.m.

Officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and SCV Sheriff’s Station located and rescued the pair at a quarter mile off of Copper Hill Drive at 10:52 p.m., according to Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Richard Licon.

Firefighters extracted the injured male from the trail and reported that he had a possible broken knee, Licon said.

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