Birk Fell

Incident 25 of 2022
16/07/22, 16.21, Birk Fell, NY304017
It was a warm sunny afternoon when NWAS (North West Ambulance Service) called us out to go to the aid of a lady who had slipped on a path on Birk Fell, above Tilberthwaite. She had sustained a knee injury and couldn’t walk.
Three Land Rovers were deployed. On arrival at scene the casualty was assessed and treated for a deep laceration to her knee. She was stretchered to the vehicles and driven to the car park at Tilberthwaite. Her friend then drove her to Furness General Hospital where her wound was further cleaned and stitched.
15 Team Members attended this incident which took 2hrs 22mins.