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Hiker struck by large boulder in Malibu, critically injured

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Posted at 2:02 PM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 17:07:29-05

MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) — A hiker was critically injured after she was struck by a large boulder in Malibu, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Thursday.

The sheriff's department's Lost Hills station posted about the incident on Twitter. Authorities said the boulder tumbled down onto Rambla Pacifico Street and hit the 57-year-old female hiker.

The woman was described as being in critical condition. No further details were immediately disclosed.

Sheriff's officials warned residents to avoid canyon areas prone to debris flow during the rain.

Story courtesy of ABC7.