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Mountain biker rescued after crash, injuring leg at Carvins Cove

Botetourt County Department of Fire & EMS
Botetourt County Department of Fire & EMS(Botetourt County Department of Fire & EMS)
Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 8:26 PM EST
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(WDBJ) - The Botetourt County Department of Fire & EMS, along with the help of other departments, rescued a mountain biker Saturday who crashed and injured a leg along the Lakeside Trail at Carvin’s Cove.

Crews responded around 12:30 p.m. for a report of a crash and used boats to cross the cove for faster access to the patient. They then hiked through the woods and used a stokes basket and wheel to bring the hiker to safety.

The person was taken to the hospital within three hours after the crash.

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