Two hikers rescued near Flint River
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Two hikers were rescued after getting lost along the Flint River in Madison County overnight.
The pair started their hike around 2:00p.m. Sunday afternoon near Oscar Patterson Road.
They called 911 about five hours later to report they were lost.
Rescue crews from New Market, Moores Mill, HEMSI and the Madison County Sheriff’s office were involved in the search.
A Medflight crew used a spotlight to help locate the hikers around 1:30a.m.
Crews then pulled the man and woman from the scene, along with the family dog.
Both were taken to an ambulance on Rube Robinson Road. A woman complained of back pain and a man injured his shoeless feet.
The dog is doing okay.