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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 28th Mar 2003 – Callout 7 in 2003

The Wasdale team was called by the police to rescue a lady with a suspected broken ankle on the Brown Tongue path descending from Scafell Pike. Her husband has raised the alarm on his mobile phone. 20 team members were involved, carrying her down on the stretcher after administering casualty care and analgesic. She was taken by ambulance to west Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven with a badly broken ankle. The rescue base was closed at 1815hrs.

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 14:34.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-12/