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Wastwater Screes – Sun 30th Jul 2017 – Callout 57 in 2017 (limited)

Whilst the Slight Side incident was ongoing a team member on Illgill Head came across a family group who had been walking in the Wasdale Screes area and been involved in a rockfall. One of them was hit on the head whilst another was hit on the hand by the rocks. Two team members heading to Slight Side diverted to attend this incident. After assessment it was decided to call the Air Ambulance which took both injured people to hospital. Many thanks to North West Air Ambulance H75 for attending.

Incident Type
Location Wastwater Screes
Other Agencies
Injuries ,

Incident started at 16:00 and ended at 19:00 making 3 hrs in total. There were 4 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 1750 0527 (497m). Total man hours: 12

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/wastwater-screes-sun-30th-jul-2017/