FRANCONIA — A Massachusetts man was hurt on the Falling Waters Trail Thursday. 

David Nolan, 58, of Foxborough, Mass., was hiking alone Thursday morning, when he slipped and fell on the trail. Though he did not have life-threatening injuries from the fall, Nolan could not walk back to the trailhead by himself, according to a news release from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. 

Fish and Game

The Fish and Game Department got a call around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, saying Nolan needed help on the Falling Waters trail.

Conservation officers from the state Fish and Game Department and Pemigewasset Valley Search and Rescue Team volunteers responded to the call, and hiked to Nolan. They got to him around 11:20 a.m. The rescuers put Nolan in a litter, and carried him to the trailhead.

The group reached the trail head around 1:15 p.m. Linwood Ambulance met them in the parking lot, and took Nolan to Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth for evaluation and treatment.

Monday, December 09, 2019