Keswick Mountain Rescue Team | Helvellyn – Birk Side (35)
17073
post-template-default,single,single-post,postid-17073,single-format-standard,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-theme-ver-10.1.1,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.0.1,vc_responsive

Helvellyn – Birk Side (35)

Helvellyn – Birk Side (35)

Incident No: 35
Date: 13th May 2015

Time: 12:26

Location: Helvellyn – Birk Side

Incident Details: A 50 year old male walking with an organised large group, took a fall whilst descending the path towards Wythburn church. He suffered a head injury, which bled profusely. The Team turned out in strength, but he was able to walk down to the car park at a slow steady pace. He was checked over by one of the Team’s paramedics, and was taken to hospital in Keswick by one of his companions.
21 members – 1 hour 40 minutes