Pig hunter hospitalized after falling near Pali Hwy.

Pali Highway

A man was hospitalized Friday after falling dozens of feet near Pali Highway.

The call came in at 10:05 a.m. in the town-bound direction of the highway, a half-mile before Waokanaka Street.

The Honolulu Fire Department says the man was a pig hunter who got injured on the trail and needed help.

He had fallen a distance of between 30 and 50 feet, officials said.

Firefighters were able to stabilize him on a board and carry him to the highway.

According to Emergency Medical Services, the 40-year-old suffered multiple injuries.

He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

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