Fire: Man has medical issue on Phoenix mountain

PHOENIX - A man was rushed to a local hospital after experiencing a medical issue while hiking a mountain Thursday night in Phoenix, according to fire officials.

Phoenix Fire Public Information Officer Tony Benites said a bystander called authorities around 6:35 p.m. about a man experiencing a medical issue.

Benites said the man was located on top of the mountain near Mountain View Road and Central Avenue. The man did not have a pulse and was not breathing when paramedics arrived, he said.

Crews performed CPR and transported the man to John C Lincoln hospital. His condition is not known.

No other details were released.

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