Release Date: June 25th, 2020 - 8:37pm
Originator: Staff Sergeant, Jeff Dunham, One District Uniform Operations, 905-825-4747 ext 2410
Contact: Staff Sergeant, On Duty Staff Sergeant, One District Uniform Operations, 905-825-4747 ext 2410
Location: Milton, Ontario
The Halton Regional Police Service, Milton Fire, Halton Conservation Parks Police and Halton Paramedics responded to the Hilton Falls Conservation Area on Campbellville Rd, Milton at approximately 7:15 pm after receiving a report of a hiker falling down the escarpment.
At approximately 7:00 pm a 29 year old female resident of Mississauga was walking with a group of friends on the trails at Hilton Falls when she stepped over a railing to take a photo, the hiker lost her footing and fell approximately 10-15 feet down the escarpment.
Emergency Services were contacted and attended the scene, the hiker was brought to safety. The hiker suffered minor injuries but was taken to local hospital as a precaution.
Police remind hikers to stay on trails while traversing the conservation areas along the escarpment. Enjoy the outdoors safely and remain inside fences and railings.