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NJ State Troopers Rescue Injured Hiker Along Remote Trail

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

West Milford NJ, Yesterday, troopers from the New Jersey State Police Aviation North and T.E.A.M.S Units assisted with the rescue of a woman who was injured while hiking in a remote area in West Milford, Passaic County.
At approximately 2:30 p.m., the NJSP Aviation North Unit was contacted by West Milford Police Department to assist with the rescue of a woman who sustained a severe head injury while hiking along the Ernest Walker Trail.
When troopers arrived, members of the New Jersey State Park Police and West Milford Search and Rescue safely moved the victim from a heavily wooded trail to a small opening in the area of West Pond. Although the location was unsuitable for a safe landing, it provided troopers an opportunity to hover above and reach the victim.

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