Sheriff's Office

PR #:
Date Issued:
Jul 09, 2022 - 2:34PM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Search and Rescue team responds to mountain bike crash on Hobart Trail in unified effort

For media inquiries contact:
Bryan Samudio
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-785-6234
Cell: 775-484-9820

At approximately 10:00AM on July 9, 2022, the Washoe County Search and Rescue team, HASTY Team, Incident Management Team and Specialized Vehicle Unit responded to the call of a mountain bike crash on Hobart Trail near Red House.  Upon arrival, a female subject was found who had suffered a broken ankle in the crash.  In a unified effort with the Department of Emergency Management and Truckee Meadows Fire, the female was transported by Nevada Division of Forestry helicopter and received by REMSA. 


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.


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