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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 3rd May 2009 – Callout 19 in 2009

Rescue on the Piers Gill Path. Female walker fell and suffered a dislocated fracture of the elbow near the main rock step on the path running up the side of piers Gill. 21 team members were involved in the rescue. The lady was given casualty care, the elbow was reduced and splinted. She was carried down by stretcher to a road ambulance at Burnthwaite farm. She was transferred to Whitehaven hospital. Incident closed at around 8.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 14:25 and ended at 20:00 making 5.6 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY 21257 08332 (550m).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-24-in-2009/