Incident
36 in 2021
Type
Location
Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike
Weather
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Other Agencies
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Diagnosis

In the first of three incidents in quick succession, we were alerted by Cumbria Police about a walker who had fallen on the way down from Scafell Pike and sustained a wrist injury, plus cuts and bruises. The casualty was treated at the scene and taken to hospital by helicopter. Team members walked down with the other family member. Our thanks to the helicopter crew and Duddon and Furness team for their assistance.

Incident started at 15:36 and ended at 18:53 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 210077. Total rescuer hours: 43

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