Authorities were called this afternoon to rescue an injured hiker.
The incident happened a little after 3:30 p.m. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department's air rescue helicopter was requested to assist park services to transport a hiker to the hospital.
The hiker was located near Lost Horse Road and Cakewalk Trail in Joshua Tree National Park.
The extent of the hiker's injuries is unknown at this time. We are waiting for information from the National Park Services.
Stay with KESQ News Channel 3 for the latest details.