2020 Incident #24: 16th July 14:42 – Whitbarrow Scar

Team received calls from both Cumbria Police and NWAS 1 minute apart both reporting incidents on Whitbarrow Scar. A walker had taken a tumble over a stile and received arm and head injuries. Meanwhile her companion had collapsed whilst raising the alarm.

With 2 potential casualty sites we requested the assistance of Duddon and Furness MRT. Both casualties were located and treated. The casualty who collapsed was soon mobile and stayed with a team member while his companion was safely stretchered down the fell to an awaiting Ambulance.

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