Incident 55/2017 – July 30th Sun. 12.26 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a report of a fell runner (m,54) who had sustained injuries having fallen descending from the summit. On arrival, a small team proceeded up the hill to provide first aid, and found the casualty making his way down the hill assisted by walkers.

At Bruntscar, the casualty’s facial and hand wounds were dressed by team casualty carers, and then he was transported in a team vehicle to meet with a road ambulance near the Hill Inn, from where he was taken to hospital for treatment. Volunteer hours: 25