Rattlesnake bites woman hiking near Torrey Pines

Posted at 2:05 PM, Aug 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-20 02:13:28-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A woman was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after authorities say she was bitten by a rattlesnake near the Torrey Pines Gliderport.

According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, the 33-year-old was hiking nearby trails when she was bitten.

The woman was airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Her condition is unknown at this time.

The San Diego County Animal Services can remove snakes from your home for free, their number is 619-236-2341.

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