Biker reportedly injured in Castaic, Copter 22 dispatched

SIGNAL FILE PHOTO: A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter responds to hikers experiencing medical emergencies on SCV hiking trails . Bobby Block / The Signal.

A mountain biker was reportedly injured on a Castaic trail late Monday morning, resulting in a Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter being dispatched to the scene.  

The call of the injury was first reported at 11:48 a.m. near the Charlie Canyon Lateral and Tapia Motorway, according to Franklin Lopez, a spokesman for the Fire Department.  

“One patient with a bike injury,” said Lopez, when explaining the type of medical emergency that was reported. “Copter 22 has been called out.”  

The biker was reportedly airlifted soon after Copter 22 arrived on the scene and was taken to a nearby hospital.  

The extent of the patient’s injuries was unknown as of the publication of this article.  

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