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UPDATED: Cyclist Injured at South Hills Park

Teen cyclist treated by authorities after falling on trail near Bonnie Cove.

UPDATED, 12:06 a.m.: The teen girl injured in a biking accident on the trails below South Hills Wilderness Park received a head injury, according to Sergeant Mike Randazzo of

"A female juvenile was riding a bicycle, just basically crashed on her own, there wasn't anybody else involved," Randazzo said, who confirmed the girl was not wearing a helmet while riding.

PREVIOUSLY: A young cyclist was injured Saturday night after taking a bad fall on a hiking trail on .

Glendora Police received the call just before 8:30 p.m. According to scanner reports someone ran to a resident in the 500 block of East Dover Street and said a bicyclist fell and injured themselves and that a large pool of blood was near the cyclist. The extent of injuries is unknown as police were unavailable to comment at this time.

Fellow cyclists helped police find the 16-year-old girl, who was about 15 yards beyond the Bonnie Cove Avenue gate to the South Hills hiking trails. The girl was unconscious, but breathing upon the officer's arrival. She allegedly did not have a helmet while riding, according to scanner reports.

Paramedics and Los Angeles County Fire arrived and quickly summoned a helicopter to transport the girl, according to Glendora Police. Officers helped conduct traffic control for the ambulance to transport the girl to the playing field at , 1505 South Sunflower Avenue.

The girl was transported to County/USC. She reportedly was conscious at the time the helicopter took off, but complained of neck and back pain, according to scanner reports.

This story will be updated as information becomes available.

Jeanette Scheiern May 27, 2012 at 06:25 PM
Her and her family and drs are in our prayers. We r praying God gives the entire medical team the knowledge this teen needs to have.a.full recovery! Prayers, Jeanette

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