Rescue crews were called to help a hiker who injured her leg descending New Hampshire’s Mount Monadnock last night.
New Hampshire Fish and Game officials said they were notified of the injured hiker by Mountain Patrol Rangers at Monadnock State Park at 6:45 p.m.
The hiker reportedly injured her lower left leg while descenidng the White Dot Trail in Jaffrey.
The hiker was identified as Ashley McCarthy, 19, of Ledyard, Connecticut. McCarthy was hiking with a college group from Salve Regina University when she sustained the injury. The group contacted the state park for assistance.
Mountain Patrol Rangers were able to provide first aid to McCarthy at the scene and determined the victim was unable to walk and would require a carry out.
Members of the Upper Valley Wilderness Response Team and three conservation officers also responded to the carry out.
Rescue personnel carried McCarthy down the remainder of the White Dot Trail to the State Park Headquarters at approximately 8:45 p.m.
McCarthy was transported to the Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough by the Jaffrey Rindge Memorial Ambulance for further treatment.