Callout Time: 4:09 pm
Agencies Involved: NWAS, Keswick MRT
The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) alerted the team to help a cyclist who had crashed at the notorious bridge on the descent from Honister Pass towards Buttermere. Head injuries were reported and so a first vehicle was rapidly deployed. On arrival an assessment was made and although the cyclist was dazed there were no apparent significant injuries. Fortunately he was wearing a helmet. An ambulance soon arrived, and after a further check the cyclist able to walk to the ambulance which then transported him to hospital.
8 team members – 51 minutes