Keswick Mountain Rescue Team | Watendlath (84)
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Watendlath (84)



Incident No: 84

Call Out Date: 02/09/2018

Callout Time: 5:11 pm

Location: Path above Watendlath Tarn

Agency Involved: Keswick MRT, NWAS

Incident Details:

A 64 year old male out walking with a group slipped on the wet rocky path above Watendlath towards High Tove injuring his ankle. 2 vehicles of team members set off to Watendlath and as the casualty was just 200m up the path, they were with him very quickly. He was given analgesia and then splinted and carried down to the car park. As there was a delay with the ambulance, he was driven inside one of the team vehicles to Keswick Cottage Hospital and then transferred.

17 team members - 1 hour 49 minutes