Incident
66 in 2021
Type
Location
Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Weather
,
Diagnosis

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a lady who had slipped and was unable to bear weight due to a painful ankle injury.

On reaching the scene, the Team Casualty Carers gave pain relief before applying a vacuum splint. She was then transported by team stretcher to Brackenclose where members of her walking party were able to transport her to further care.

We wish the lady a swift recovery.

Incident started at 14:13 and ended at 19:40 making 5.5 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 200073. Total rescuer hours: 72

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