A second competitor in the same event tripped and sustained a serious, deep cut to her knee. She was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher for ongoing transport to hosptal. An air ambulance was requested to assist, but was unable to help due to weather conditions
Girl aged 13 years, from Colchester, fell whilst walking with a school party on Loughrigg Terrace. Brought down by team with suspected fracture of the left leg. Taken by Ambulance to Westmorland County Hospital. Team also assisted in helping to school coach, another girl, 13 years, from Colchester, after she had also slipped and sustained a slight injury.
A man sustained serious shoulder injuries when he fell from his mountain bike. We were called to assist the ambulance service with his evacuation to Great North Air Ambulance for transport to West Cumberland Hospital.