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Wastwater Screes – Mon 20th Jun 2005 – Callout 15 in 2005

The team were called by Workington Police at about 12.30pm, regarding a male walker who’d been hit by a piece of rock, sustaining a gash to his lower leg. He was with a group from English Nature and the National Trust and was inspecting aspects of interest within the SSSI and SAC (Special Area of Conservation) on the Wasdale Screes. His colleagues bandaged his leg and assisted him to the grassy ridge on top of the Screes. 18 members of the Team carried him off the mountain and he was taken to WCH for further treatment.

Incident Type
Location Wastwater Screes
Injuries

Incident started at 12:30. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-19-in-2005/