Callout Time: 1:48 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT, NWAS
30 minutes after the Nitting Haws job had commenced a second call was received from a fell runner who had come across a man would had injured his ankle in a slip. He was on the path the traverses the base of High Rigg in St John’s in the Vale. He had tried to make his way to the road but the ankle was too painful to bear any weight. A Keswick team Land Rover was able to cross the fields and park close to the casualty. After providing pain relief and applying an ankle splint he was stretchered to the Land Rover and taken to an awaiting ambulance.
12 team members – 2 hours