UPDATE 12/25/15 @ 4:10 p.m. - The patient was brought down the trail by firefighters and transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital with non lifer threatening injuries.
UPDATE 12/25/15 @ 3:05 p.m. - Firefighters have made contact with the patient; an adult female with lower extremity pain. Updates will continue to be posted as information becomes available.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of an injured hiker on the Cove to Lake Trail, in the area of Eisenhower Drive X Avenida Bermudas in La Quinta. Firefighters are on scene attempting to make access to the patient. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.