Raven Crag, Thirlmere (62)
Callout Date: 05/07/2023
Callout Time: 5:09 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT
Cumbria Police reported a female walker with a broken or sprained ankle who was unable to walk after tripping whilst descending the seemingly ball bearing-covered path from Raven Crag, Thirlmere. This has been the location of previous callouts in similar circumstances. The team drove up the Raven Crag forest road and quickly found the casualty on the path 100m from the track. After an assessment and splinting of the ankle the woman was stretchered to the team vehicle to drive down to the road and their own car for onward transport to hospital.
19 team members – 1 hour 20 minutes