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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 28th May 2009 – Callout 26 in 2009

Call direct from Ambulance Control regarding a 21yr old male from the Liverpool area who had dislocated his shoulder somewhere on Scafell/Scafell Pike. The informant had mobile reception on scene but wasn’t sure of their exact location. The Team Leader established that they were half way up, on the Brown Tongue path. The casualty’s dislocation was reduced on scene by Wasdale MRT medics and he was then stretchered off the hill and taken (by Ambulance) to hospital. Mill Forge closed approx 11.30pm.

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 20:15 and ended at 23:30 making 3.3 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY 19942 07337 (466m).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-31-in-2009/