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First Responders Tend To Cyclist Injured During Trail Ride At Lake Mohegan

Fairfield first responders assist a cyclist who took a bad spill while trail riding in the Lake Mohegan open space area Sunday.
Fairfield first responders assist a cyclist who took a bad spill while trail riding in the Lake Mohegan open space area Sunday. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — First responders converged on the Lake Mohegan open space area after a cyclist took a bad spill while trail riding Sunday, according to a Facebook post from the Fairfield Fire Department.

Fairfield firefighters, police officers, and AMR paramedics worked together to help the cyclist, who was placed on a stretcher and transported by the Fire Department's Gator 1.

Related story: Fairfield Firefighters Come To Aid Of Injured Hiker At Lake Mohegan

Gator 1 is an off-road specialty vehicle. This is the second time this week that the Gator 1 vehicle was used to transport an injured person to safety.

Fairfield firefighters also used Gator 1 to rescue an injured hiker Friday afternoon at Lake Mohegan. The hiker's accident occurred near the dog beach on the east side of Lake Mohegan.

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