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Stanley Ghyll, Eskdale – Sat 1st Sep 2001 – Callout 19 in 2001

Call from Cumbria Police to respond to a male injured in Stanley Gill with a badly gashed arm. He had been with a group pushing mountain bikes when the side of the path gave way and he fell about 3 metres down the bank onto the rocks at the side of the stream. He sustained injuries to his chest, arm and face and was carried out of the gill by stretcher and taken to West Cumberland Hospital by ambulance. The team were back at Millforge base by 1530 hrs.

Incident Type
Location Stanley Ghyll, Eskdale
Injuries

Incident started at 13:00 and ended at 15:30 making 2.5 hrs in total.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/incident-23-in-2001/