Injured Hiker Rescued From Clayton Park In Upper Freehold

February 7, 2023

UPPER FREEHOLD, NJ (MONMOUTH)–Around 1:00 p.m. New Jersey State Police, Monmouth County Park Rangers, Hope Fire Company/Upper Freehold Township Firefighters and Allentown/Captial Health EMS responded to Clayton Park on Emley’s Hill Road for an injured hiker in the woods. Emergency workers located the injured hiker about 300 yards in the woods and removed the hiker to a waiting ambulance by a litter basket more commonly known as a “Stokes Basket” The person was transported with a minor injury to a local hospital by Allentown/Capital Health EMS,