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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sun 16th Aug 2009 – Callout 57 in 2009

A ‘999’ call received concerning a female walker with an injured lower leg on Scafell Pike. The wife had fractured her leg whilst descending. She was with her husband and daughter and located on the path between Hollowstones and Lingmel Col, Scafell Pike. 16 team members attended and she was treated and carried down by stretcher to Brackenclose, prior to being taken by Ambulance to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. Incident closed at around 7.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Hollowstones, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 15:30 and ended at 19:30 making 4 hrs in total. There were 16 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20770 07599 (689m). Total man hours: 64

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