BLANCHARD, Wash. — Skagit County rescue crews helped two hikers who fell while trying to climb down to Samish Bay near Blanchard, Washington.
The Skagit Valley Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2stNzPS ) search and rescue crews, firefighters and crews from BNSF Railway responded to a 911 call at 2:11 p.m. Wednesday.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Tobin Meyer says a man and woman who live outside the state called for help after falling on the hillside below Chuckanut Drive.
The woman reportedly had an arm injury and the man a leg injury.
Rescue crews lowered the hikers to the BNSF tracks.
Once there BNSF crews used a truck to transport them to Taylor Shellfish Farms, where they would have access to Chuckanut Drive.
Information from: Skagit Valley Herald, http://www.skagitvalleyherald.com