Incidents — Stretcher

Lingmell Beck – Sat 9th Sep 2017 – Callout 74 in 2017

Team called this afternoon for a walker who had injured their leg when it got trapped between rocks whilst on the ‘Old Styhead Path’ just beyond the intake wall. The injury was assessed on scene by the team doctor, splinted then the walker was carried to the ambulance at Burnthwaite. The wheel underneath the stretcher …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 8th Oct 2011 – Callout 61 in 2011

The team were called out to a male walker who had taken a tumble fall whilst descending Scafell Pike.  The walker, in his early thirties, was with his young son and friend when the accident took place.  The group from Cambrideshire were camping at Wasdale Head.  They had reached the summit and whilst descending in very poor …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-23/

Green How, Scafell – Sat 2nd Jul 2011 – Callout 42 in 2011

Team called to the help of a male walker in his 40’s. The group of four plus dog had climbed Scafell that day from Boot where they were camping. One of the male walkers had sustained an injury to his knee and was unable to make any further progress down the hill. 19 team members …

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