Callout Time: 2:21 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT
After walking over Walla Crag with his wife a 79 year old man slipped on gravel on the descent path down Cat Ghyll. The man had a painful leg and could not weight bear so they called for Mountain Rescue assistance. Two vehicles left base with some team members also going direct. After assessment by a team paramedic the man’s leg was splinted and he was then stretchered down to the car park in Great Wood from where his wife was able to take him to hospital for further assessment.
19 team members – 1 hour 50 minutes