Incident 90/2017 – Dec. 27th Wed. 11.26 Green Bank, Great Knoutberry Hill, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 82) slipped and fell, on wet grass on a bridleway track, injuring his ankle. He was kept warm by his family who were able to bring blankets and a hot water bottle to his location. CRO team members treated him for a suspected fracture / sprain to his left ankle; before transporting him off the hill in a stretcher loaded into a CRO 4×4 ambulance. He was passed on to the care of North West Ambulance Service for his journey to hospital.

Volunteer hours: 24