Grizedale Forest, North Face Trail

Grizedale Forest, North Face Trail

14:07 (Grid SD336 941)

It was a clear day.

The team was contacted by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) to an incident on the North Face Trail in Grizedale.

A young lad had gone over his handle bars and had suffered injuries to his back, shoulder and leg.

A full team call out was initiated and the team made its way to Grizedale.

Once on scene the casualty was quickly assessed and was treated for his injuries. Due to the serious nature of the young lad’s injuries it was decided that a helicopter evacuation would be worthwhile.

Once the helimed had landed in the adjacent field, the casualty was transported to the helicopter. He was flown to Lancaster Royal Infirmary for further treatment.

In total this call out involved 19 team members and lasted just over 2 1/2 hours.

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