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Greta Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 30th Aug 2018 – Callout 45 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who’d slipped off the Corridor Route and fallen down a gully sustaining a broken wrist and other injuries. The casualty was first helped by a passing doctor. Two team members were diverted from the earlier incident and went to Greta Gil and provided pain relief and splinted the injured limb. One of the Coastguard helicopters from Caernarfon was in the area and once on scene winched the casualty aboard for the journey to hospital.

Incident Type
Location Greta Gill, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies
Injuries

Incident started at 15:33 and ended at 20:42 making 5.2 hrs in total. There were 4 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2179 0836 (588m). Total man hours: 21

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/greta-gill-scafell-pike-sun-30th-sep-2018/