Hiker critically injured near Sea Life Park

Published On: Jun 11 2013 02:31:45 PM HST
Updated On: Jun 11 2013 05:23:23 PM HST

A 27-year-old man was airlifted from a trail above Sea Life Park and hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday. Courtesy: u local

HONOLULU -

Emergency Medical Services officials say a 27-year-old man hiking near Sea Life Park was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday.

Paramedics responded to the area responded to the area just before 12:15 p.m.

Fire officials say the man was hiking on a trail known as the Makapu'u Tom-Tom trail.  Just after noon, hikers found a man lying motionless about 75 yards below the trail.

The Tom Tom trail starts at the Makapu'u lookout and traverses the ridge line before ending in Waimanalo.

The man was taken off of the trail by helicopter and transported to EMS crews.  He was conscious when he was flown the the landing area across from Sea Life Park.

A fire official says the man suffered multiple traumatic injuries.  Exactly how the man got his injuries is unclear.

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