T'was a windy and very wet day when a man slipped and sustained a fractured lower leg when he slipped just below the summit of Loughrigg. He was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher. An air ambulance that was dispatched by NWAS had to turn back due to the weather
A young male became stuck in a bog and was unable to get out.
With many of the team committed to the ongoing rescue a couple of team members were mustered to attend. The man was assisted out of the bog by two passers-by while they were on route and the team members were able to stand down
A male mountain biker sustained a suspected fracture/dislocation to his ankle when he took a low speed fall from his bike
He was treated by paramedics and evacuated by team members.
A fellrunner fell and sustained cut and got stuck on steep ground. He called for help but was vague about his location. In the process of trying to locate him and carrying out the essential initial COVID 19 risk assessment, he decided he could self-rescue and did so.
We stood down and went home
A young boy fell from the cairn on Loughrigg summit, sustaining suspected spinal injuries. The team was called along with North West Air Ambulance. He was treated by paramedics and then evacuated to hospital
The team were called, along with Gtreat North Air Ambulance to attend a male who had collapsed while taking part in a fell race on Loughrigg. Sadly, he was declared to have died at the scene and his body was recovered to Ambleside
The team wiahes to pass its best wishes to the runner's family, friends and the close-knit fellrunning community