Northern Lights – Hikers injured themselves on Kvaløya

A hiker was injured on Storsteinnestindan on Kattfjordeidet on Monday night, reports Troms police district.

The air ambulance is trying to assist the injured, the police say.

Operation leader in Troms police district, Beate Helberg, says they received the message at 20.29.

– They are lifting the injured with the air ambulance now, Helberg says to Nordlys at 21.20.

20 minutes later, the police state that the injured person is being transported to UNN by the helicopter.

It was a man in his 20s who was injured on the mountain.

– He is slightly injured and has been admitted for observation, says press officer at UNN, Per Christian Johansen.

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