Whilst the River Irt incident was ongoing we were contacted again about shouts for help being heard somewhere near the Wasdale Head Inn. A team member went to investigate and saw 2 people up on the Yewbarrrow fell side. On arriving it was apparent a fell runner had taken a significant fall and suffered multiple injuries. The team attended and stretchered the injured man down to an Ambulance. Fell conditions were very difficult due to heavy rain. Incident closed 22:20, 24 WMRT involved.
Incident started at 17:53 and ended at 22:20 making 4.5 hrs in total. There were 24 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 108